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Intellectual disability: safety and quality issues
This fact sheet introduces the safety and quality issues that impact people with intellectual disability when they are accessing health care. It is part of a series of fact sheets for health service organisations. The aim of the fact sheets is to support improvement in...
The fourth Australian atlas of healthcare variation
This publication examines variation in healthcare use according to where people live. It covers six clinical areas: early planned births; chronic disease and infection; ear, nose and throat surgery in children and young people; lumbar spinal surgery; gastrointestinal investigations; and medicines use in older people.
National baseline report on Quality Use of Medicines and Medicines Safety - Phase 1: residential aged care
This report identifies a potential roadmap to embed Quality Use of Medicine principles in the aged care sector, with the aim of reducing medication-related harm.
Quality Use of Medicines and Medicines Safety discussion paper for public consultation – Phase 1: aged care
The Commission are developing a National Baseline Report on Quality Use of Medicines and Medicines Safety in response to this initiative. This discussion paper was published to support the public consultation which informed Phase 1 of the National Baseline Report.
A better way to care: actions for health service managers
Project overview Cognitive impairment impedes communication, attention, memory, thinking and problem solving. Dementia and delirium are the two most common conditions associated with cognitive impairment. People with dementia are also at a greater risk of developing delirium. For some people with dementia and/or delirium and...
National safety and quality primary and community healthcare standards
These standards have been developed for services that deliver health care in a primary and/or community setting. They are person-centred, and describe the processes and structures that are needed to deliver safe and high-quality health care.
Safe and high quality care for people with intellectual disability
This fact sheet provides clinicians with strategies to support improvements in the quality of healthcare for people with intellectual disability.
Intellectual disability: governance
This fact sheet provides information to support better health care for people with intellectual disability. It identifies the clinical governance system essential for person-centred care for people with intellectual disability.
Intellectual disability: comprehensive care
Focusing on the coordinated delivery of health care that is aligned to a person’s goals of care and healthcare needs, with consideration of the effect of the person’s health issues on their life and wellbeing, this fact sheet provides information to support clinicians to provide...
Intellectual disability: person-centred care
This fact sheet provides information to support clinicians to provide better health care for people with intellectual disability. It focuses on person-centred care strategies.