Some important standards and resources for Health and Aged Care facility operators:
Visit the Standards Australia website.
Publications by WorkCover Authority of NSW:
– Managing resident aggression in aged-care facilities. Publication by WorkCover Authority of NSW (ISBN 0-646-34116-2 Cat. No 232).
– ‘Armed Hold-ups and Cash Handling: A guide to protecting people and profits from armed hold-ups.’ Publication by WorkCover Authority of NSW (ISBN 0-7310-2927-5).
Publications by WorkCover Corporation (South Australia):
– Guidelines for reducing the risk of Violence at Work. (April 2000)
There are also a range of Laws and Regulations that require attention. These include:
Legislation, Regulations, Standards referred to above are subject to change and are offered as general information only. Professional advice should be obtained prior to implementation.