Volume 5, Issue 2, Jun 2010
Download PDF: RAC Communique 2010-06
Welcome to the June edition of the Residential Aged Care Communiqué. This edition features two cases that required an extensive investigation and inquest. Both cases involved harm occurring from the use of very familiar and common equipment in health and aged care. Most readers will be surprised to hear that residents have died from complications arising from the use of a urinary catheter and a hot water bottle.