‘False accountability’: The harmful consequences of bureaucratic rigour for aged care residents


Source: Australian Journal of General Practice

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Date of publication: November 2019

 Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Public outrage about the treatment of aged care residents in some nursing homes has its origins in a failure in each facility’s accountability framework. There is an overwhelming focus on documentation of organisational structures and care processes, detracting from what really matters – whether the wellbeing of residents has been achieved.

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