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Basic Life Support

First Aiders can provide basic life support to people with life threatening illnesses or injuries, in order to maintain their airway, breathing or circulation until they can receive full medical care.

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Antimicrobial Stewardship

In this Altura Talks segment, Margaret Jennings who is a Microbiologist and specialises in providing training to the aged care industry, provides an overview of anti-microbial stewardship and suggestions of strategies on how you may meet the new requirements.

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Code of Rights

The Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers’ Rights (also known as the Code) are designed to protect the interests of vulnerable people, including older people and those with a disability. The Code is a regulation under the Health and Disability Commissioner Act.

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Safeguarding: Adults at Risks

It’s estimated that 1 in 6 older people will be the victim of elder abuse and that figure is predicted to rise as the proportion of older people increases. Abuse may be perpetrated by family, friends or carers and can cause substantial physical and psychological harm to the older person.

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New Aged Care Quality Standards Course

The Single Quality Framework will replace the four current Accreditation schemes in July 2019. Both residential and home care providers will be expected to meet the requirements of the new Aged Care Quality Standards (ACQS) which has a much stronger focus on consumer outcomes.

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Media Training for NCF Rising Stars

The NCF Rising Stars Programme is a unique opportunity for Registered Managers in NCF member organisations to develop leadership skills through an annual programme of mentoring and activities.

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H&S: Risk Management

Our course H&S: Risk Management will empower staff to take an active role in assessing and managing risk as well as bringing greater awareness around health and safety in the workplace.

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Dementia: Understanding Behaviours

Dementia: Understanding the Condition, this is a Developing Course on the Altura Learning Pathway so it is perfect for anyone who works in home care and is supporting a person with dementia who wishes to have a more in-depth understanding of behaviours.

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Maintaining Professional Roles and Boundaries

Part of the Altura Learning’s Dynamic Series, Maintaining Professional Roles and Boundaries, takes us through a variety of case studies where staff have to make decisions if they are crossing a professional boundary and how they will manage the situation.

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