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DETECT for RACF – Recognising and managing the Deteriorating Resident

Tue 12th November 2019 @ 12:45 pm


Sydney North Health Network (SNHN) and Northern Sydney Local Health District (NSLHD) invites Residential Aged Care Facility (RACF) staff to attend a training afternoon on the Detecting and managing the deteriorating resident.
The afternoon will provide training on how to complete an A-G patient assessment, how to use the Deteriorating Resident Flip Chart, ISBAR communication skills and provide access to the online learning module.

12:45pm Registration

1:00pm – 4:00pm Workshop

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Tue 12th November 2019

12:45 pm - 4:00 pm

SNHN Training Room, Tower 2, Level 5, 475 Victoria Ave, Chatswood

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Deb Clark – Care Coordination Commissioning Manager, SNHN

Therese Jepson – ARRT Clinical Nurse Consultant

Emma Floyd – ARRT Clinical Nurse Consultant


RACF staff practising within the SNHN region

  • Performing an acute assessment of a deteriorating resident (ABCDEFG)
  • Identifying symptoms that require immediate action
  • How to use the flip chart and action urgent care when appropriate
  • Utilising ISBAR to communicate relevant information to other health
  • How to access the online module for self-guided education

This training is provided by SNHN and ARRT. ARRT is an expert team consisting
of a Geriatrician, an Aged Care Registrar and two Clinical Nurse Consultants.
ARRT provides rapid assessment for older people in their own homes and
RACF’s experiencing an acute medical, functional or cognitive decline and who
are at risk of hospitalisation.

There is no cost for RACF staff working within the SNHN region


Judy or Robi, Education Coordinators – 9432 8250 or events@snhn.org.au.


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