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According to The Department of Health, the new Serious Incident Response Scheme (SIRS) commenced 1 April 2021. Under this scheme, residential aged care providers must notify the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission (ACQSC) whenever certain “reportable incidents” occur. Today we look at what is and isn’t a “reportable incident.”

Aged care news highlights from the week ending 13 April 2021, aggregated by CompliSpace.

According to The Department of Health, the new Serious Incident Response Scheme (SIRS) commenced 1 April 2021. In last week’s article we provided a summary of the SIRS for residential aged care providers. Today we dig a little deeper and answer some key questions about the SIRS.

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