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|Early Childhood National Agenda|
This consultation paper proposes a framework for a National Agenda for Early Childhood. It acknowledges that if we truly want to make a difference over the long term, we must have a sustainable approach to improving the health and wellbeing of Australian children, a concerted effort across government, and within the service system based on sound evidence.
|Early Childhood National Agenda (PDF File 951k)|
|Elder Mistreatment – - A Resource Guide For Home And Community Care Service Providers |
A resource guide to provide practical guidance to Home & Community Care (HACC) service providers who encounter situations involving the mistreatment or abuse of older people living in the ACT.
|Elder Mistreatment - A Resource Guide For Home And Community Care Service Providers (PDF File 974k)|
|Elective Surgery Access Policy|
The Elective Surgery Access Policy 2011 has been developed to promote clinically appropriate, consistent and equitable management of elective patients and waiting lists in public hospitals in the ACT. Hospitals must actively manage in compliance with the policy.
|Elective Surgery Access Policy 2011 (PDF File 427k)|
|Elective Surgery Access Policy 2011|
The ACT Elective Surgery Access Policy 2011 has been developed to promote clinically appropriate, consistent and equitable management of elective patients and waiting lists in public hospitals in the ACT.
|Act Elective Surgery Access Policy 2011 (PDF File 368k)|
|Electrical Safety Policy|
Health is committed to complying with the Electrical Safety Act 1971 (republication 18 effective 17 December 2009), designed to protect people & property from risk associated with electricity.
| Electrical Safety Policy (Word Doc 716k)|
Att.a Ohsf 012b Safe Work Procedure Inspection Of Electrical Cords To Health Electrical Safety Policy (Word Doc 1077k)
Att.b Workplace Safety Alert 05-2010 To Health Electrical Safety Policy-Pars (Microsoft Word XML Document 2360k)
|Employment Of Overseas Qualified Nurses Policy|
The ACT Government Health Directorate will provide an Overseas Qualified Nurse Program (OQNP) for internationally Registered Nurses who are not eligible for Australian registration under the national registration standards. This policy and SOP provides guidence regarding eligiblty, application processes and successful completion of the Overseas Qualifed Nurse Program offered to nurses who are not eligible for Australian registration.
|Employment Of Overseas Qualified Nurses Policy (PDF File 126k)|
|Endorsed (authorised) Enrolled Nurse Medication Administration Policy|
Medication management is an important part of nursing and midwifery practice that relies on professional and clinical judgement which is underpinned by the appropriate skills, knowledge and competencies, applied in the context of individual, organisational, social, cultural and religious considerations. This policy sits within a professional framework, that facilitates a consistent, safe and effective approach for medication administration by authorised (medication endorsed) enrolled nurses in the ACT. Administration of medications by EENs aligns with relevant legislation, workplace policies, guidelines and procedures.
|Endorsed Authorised Enrolled Nurse Medication Administration Policy - Sop (PDF File 205k)|