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Brogan ( Bronwyn) August 808641763 HLTENN013 10. 11. There are many legal and ethical considerations when caring for elderly people which cover a range of settings when an aged care service is being provided. Outline four main areas covered by the Aged Care Act 1997 (Commonwealth) which influence decisions made by aged care service providers. The four main areas covered by the age care act 1997 are. Who can provide care, their roles, and responsibilities? Who can receive care their rights and responsibilities? What types of age care services are available? How aged care is funded? 12. From 1 July 2019, the new Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission amended the accreditation standards that must be met by all aged care services. This means that residential aged care facilities are assessed on the quality of care and services provided through the service against the Aged Care Quality Standards (and therefore no longer use the Residential Care Quality Assessment). There are eight standards that must be met. List them below: Aged Care Quality Standards The eight standards are: consumer dignity and choice ongoing assessment and planning with consumers personal care and clinical care services and supports for daily living organization's service environment feedback and complaints human resources organizational governance Document title: HLTENN013_AE_Kn_1of3 Page 25 of 46 Resource ID: HCS_18_023_HLTENN013_AE_Kn_1of3 STUDENT NAME:
Brogan ( Bronwyn) August 808641763 HLTENN013 13. To manage risks and hazards in the aged care industry, a number of systems and tools are used to ensure the safety and dignity of older people, and also for the workers undertaking their care. Explain (in approximately 40 – 60 words) how each tool below contributes to classifying the level of risks in an aged care service. Tool How it manages risk Incident/accident reports Most incident report forms identify the barriers that prevent adverse situations from developing into a major accident or disaster. The reports are a reminder of possible hazards. Reporting them provide us with a way to monitor potential problems and root causes as they recur. The documentation of these problems and root causes increases the likelihood that repeating failures will be noticed and corrected before they develop to more serious incidents. Risk assessment matrix tool A risk assessment matrix can help you calculate the potential risk quickly. It does this by identifying the things that could go wrong and weighting the potential damage. This makes it easy to prioritize problems. Action will be needed in order to stay on track, and safe as well. WHS audits The goals of a WHS audit is to ensure the continuous improvement of your Safety Management System, policies, and procedures. It provides the due diligence required to assist in verifying that your systems have been implemented and are effective in protecting your workers. Having a WHS audit is

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