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Report on investigation of Royal Darwin Hospital security arrangements for the protection of children and infants : Paediatric Ward 5B

Details:

Title

Report on investigation of Royal Darwin Hospital security arrangements for the protection of children and infants : Paediatric Ward 5B

Collection

Health and Community Services Complaints Commission annual report; Reports; PublicationNT

Date

2008-11

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Language

English

Subject

Northern Territory. Health and Community Services Complaints Commission -- Periodicals; Health facilities -- Northern Territory -- Complaints against -- Periodicals; Patient advocacy -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals

Publisher name

Health and Community Services Complaints Commission

Place of publication

Darwin

Volume

Volume 1

File type

application/pdf.

Copyright owner

Check within Publication or with content Publisher.

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/266758

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/448286

Page content

14. Security Manager not had time in 6 years. 8. Issue ID passes to contractors and police clearance. DHF Comment - will be implemented however .. negotiations relating to .timeframes. 9. Review time spent by security staff servicing patients with a mental illness. DHF Comment - RDH are in discussions . Recommend will be implemented. HCSCC Comment No timeframe given. 10. Review of Policies by RDH Quality Unit DHF Comment - It is the responsibility of a nominated staff member of the Quality Unit to arrange review of all RDH Policies. HCSCC Comment No explanation of information given by Dr Notaras that no single person is designated to do this task. 11. Review of incident reporting practices DHF Comment - It has been the intention expect to have new system mid 2009 14. Proactive risk assessment of Paediatric Ward DHF Comment - A Register has been developed. HCSCC Comment When? Not done between 2002 Lingard Report and June 2008. 16. Designate one person to ensure security and safety policies are reviewed. DHF Comment - All policies required to be reviewed by 3 November 2008 The Manager of Security is responsible HCSCC Comment Manager of Security reported, in June 2008, to the HCSCC that he was not tasked with policy matters, only that he was tasked with finalising the Security Manual.


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