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Residential Aged Care Communiqué Episode #10: Poisons

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Welcome to Episode Ten of our podcast series. This features material from our November 2021 print edition of the Residential Aged Care Communiqué. This podcast focusses on the death of a resident from inadvertent poisoning. The case encompasses the supply and storage of chemical agents, the roles and intersection of the clinical, personal care and domestic staff, as well as the emergency management response, and importance of verbal and written communication. The commentary “We have seen it all before” highlights the lessons from this case were already known and described in past editions archived in our library of Residential Aged Care Communiqués. Episode Contents

  • 01:27 minutes Editorial

  • 03:53 minutes Case: Managing poisoning, maintaining pose

  • 16:36 minutes Commentary: We have seen it all before