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Serious Incident Response Scheme – Guidelines for residential aged care providers

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These guidelines describe provider responsibilities in relation to the SIRS, including:

  • requirements relating to incident management, response and prevention
  • types of incidents that must be notified to the Commission
  • requirements for making a notification, including when and what must be notified
  • the role of the Commission in managing reports and ensuring providers are notifying and responding to reportable incidents.
Resource Type
Residential services
Serious Incident Response Scheme (SIRS)
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