Charter of Aged Care Rights and Code of Conduct

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25m
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CPD25m of CPD
First Published
Updated07 February 2024
Expires 27 February 2025
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia

Course Overview

This Ausmed Training Module will provide you with a deeper understanding of how the Australian Charter of Aged Care Rights and the new Code of Conduct for Aged Care work in tandem to ensure the rights of aged care recipients, and the ethical standards that underpin the provision of care, are upheld. Whether you're a new aged care worker or looking to refresh your skills, this module is an essential resource for anyone working in aged care.

Topics
  • What is the Charter of Aged Care Rights?
  • Who does the Charter apply to?
  • The rights of aged care recipients
  • What is the Code of Conduct for Aged Care?
  • Who does the Code apply to?
  • The eight elements of the Code of Conduct
  • Upholding the Code in practice
Learning Outcomes
  1. Recognise the importance of the Charter of Aged Care Rights and Code of Conduct for Aged Care.
  2. Identify the Charter’s 14 aged care rights.
  3. Identify the 8 behaviours specified in the Code of Conduct for Aged Care.
  4. Understand how the Code of Conduct for Aged Care applies to your practice.
Target Audience

All residential and home care staff providing aged care.

Disclosure

No conflict of interest exists for anyone in the position to control content for this activity. Wherever possible, generic or non-proprietary names of medications or products have been used.

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Details
CPD time25m
First Published
Updated07 February 2024
Expires
27 February 2025
Recorded InMelbourne, Australia
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