The Anchor Leaders have been working hard the last few months on our newest package from Anchor Excellence.
From 1 July 2021, approved providers have updated and specific responsibilities under the Aged Care Act 1997 and the Quality of Care Principles 2014 relating to the use of any restrictive practice in residential aged care and short-term restorative care in a residential care setting.
Starting 1 September 2021, the changes from the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission make it mandatory for providers to have Behaviour Support Plans in place whenever there are behavioural changes, restraint is imposed, or is likely to be imposed. This change is for all consumers of residential aged care including those living with dementia with changed behaviours.
The Restrictive Practice and Behaviour Support Planning Package from Anchor Excellence includes: