Incident records are important records that Supported Residential Services (SRS) are required to keep by law. The Department of Health & Human Services has prepared a fact sheet that answers frequently asked questions about making incident records and notifying the department of prescribed reportable incidents.
Responding to allegations of sexual assault
In consultation with the Centre Against Sexual Assault (CASA) and the Office of the Public Advocate (OPA), the department developed resources to support SRS staff to respond to allegations of sexual assault.
Identifying and responding to family violence and abusive behaviour
This fact sheet outlines the process for responding to family violence and abusive behaviour. It also provides information and useful contacts.
The falls prevention fact sheet outlines factors that can contribute to a fall. It also explains how to reduce the risk of falls for residents. It provides practical information on risk assessment, steps for arranging a medication review, and the role of the coroner.