The use of handheld devices, including tablets and smartphones, has transformed clinical practice and has led to improved consumer outcomes. However, normal use of handheld devices leads to a large amount of microbial surface contamination.
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This weekend AutumnCare celebrates its 20th anniversary as Australia’s leading clinical management systems provider.
Dr Michael Preece has joined AutumnCare as Chief Operations Officer.
As of 1 May 2020 anyone wishing to visit an Aged Care facility must have had the influenza vaccine. To assist customers in tracking this, AutumnCare are providing an update to the Staff Profile and Details Form.
AutumnCare was able to respond rapidly in both the creation and deployment of new COVID-19 tools. We are pleased to have provided a less than 24 hour turnaround between the first customer request and deployment of these tools into their system.
AutumnCare wishes to provide customers with additional tools to assist in the monitoring of COVID-19. We have developed a global observation chart to help you record potential COVID-19 symptoms in your consumers.
We are thrilled to announce a new partnership with Royal Bay Care Homes. The Royal Bay group have selected to move forward with AutumnCare as their new clinical management system.
AutumnCare has business continuity plans in place to ensure that we are able to continue business as usual with minimal disruption to clients.
The Aged Care and Quality Safety Commission has released new information regarding administration of PRN psychotropic medications.
Aged care providers must maintain rigorous infection prevention and control policies. Policies should allow staff to implement the necessary precautions quickly once an outbreak is confirmed.
Residents live and eat in close quarters, producing abundant opportunities for infection outbreaks to occur. The spread of infection in aged care is particularly dangerous.
Taking preventative action is critical to ensuring that antimicrobials can continue to be used well into the future.
Advance Care Planning is a process that supports people at any stage of their health journey. It is a means of helping people to think about and plan their future and to document their wishes.
The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety released its interim report at the end of October 2019. The report provides an alarming account of the state of aged care across Australia.
International Computer Security Day is on Saturday 30 November 2019. The goal of this day is to build awareness around how to keep your data secure, and why this is so important.