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#OkorNotOk Physical Abuse

National Ageing Research Institute

This video is a training resource that shows how to balance the rights of the carer and an older person with dementia, when physical abuse is involved. 

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Report

It Could Be You: Female, Single, Older and Homeless

Ludo Mcferran

This report documents a collaborative project which sought to integrate the experience of older women and their real stories of physical and sexual abuse.  

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Article

Regulation of Physical and Chemical Restraint

Aged Care Quality & Safety Commission

This regulatory bulletin outlines the requirements that must be met before and during the use of restraint. It outlines how the Commission will assess the use of restraint in the context of the Aged Care Quality Standards and the Quality of Care Principles, to prevent physical abuse. 

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Factsheet

Scenarios involving Physical and/or Chemical Restraint

Aged Care Quality & Safety Commission

A factsheet to help providers understand issues and their responsibilities around minimising the use of physical abuse and/or chemical restraint, the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission released real story scenarios. 

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