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Risk Management


Risk management is the process of identifying potential hazards and establishing procedures for preventing or minimising the harm that could arise from those hazards.
A hazard is an object, element, situation or environment that have the potential to cause harm. Managing risk is part of governance and leadership and is fundamental to how the aged care service organisation is managed at all levels.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify situations of risk or potential risk and refer appropriately.
  • Participate in risk assessment activities.
  • Apply work practices to minimise potential for harm to consumers, self and others.
  • Conduct risk management activities in accordance with legal and organisational requirements.

Course Code: ESSRM

CPD Value: 0.40