Person-centred care and dignity of risk
Person-centred care in clinical governance requires partnership with consumers – this ‘recognises the value of the consumer's voice, and the need for consumer experience and expertise to help shape decisions about health care at the level of the system, service, and individual.’
While this statement by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHS) lies in the context of healthcare, it is ubiquitous to aged care – where dignity of risk is a core requirement of the Aged Care Quality Standards (the Standards).
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