If a business doesn’t know its risks, it doesn’t know the risks it can accept If a business doesn’t know the risks it can accept, it doesn’t know the risks to take!
Improve your facilities performance and profitability by Managing risk
Good business practice requires Aged Care facilities and Hospitals to manage risk in accordance with AS/NZ 4360. By having a risk framework, Aged Care facilities and Hospitals should meet the statutory requirements set out in the Food Act 2001, the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code, the Quality of Care Principles 2014 and EQuIP. A risk reporting framework to the executive team is crucial where an undesired or unexpected outcome could be significant or where opportunities need to be assessed.
An effective internal audit plan is a strategy which will assist in mitigating risk.
Ignoring risks which are associated with your business and its operations could negatively impact on:
- Your residents
- The financial position of the organisation
- The health and safety of staff and customers
A proactive approach to risk management will help in improving your decision making process by ensuring the strategies you adopt effectively cover all contingencies and are hooked into appropriate mitigation actions. Facilitating continuous improvement throughout the organisation.
Mitigate your risk by utilizing tested process and procedures”
Aged care being a high risk population means we have a good reason to utilise risk management strategies to ensure our residents are safe. A timely reminder of poor risk management are incidents such as the recent 31 cases of confirmed salmonella have been reported from 10 aged care facilities in the Illawarra, south-east Sydney and ACT. Residents consumed contaminated products from a local bakery. Having stringent auditing processes that align with workflow statements, position descriptions and the tasks performed go a long way to having a unified process that helps lessons the risk to your business. Mitigate your risk by utilizing tested process and procedures, call us to assess your compliance to your own processes.
Our combined level of expertise means we offer Aged Care and Hospitals practical, innovative and accessible advice and solutions for better managing organisational risk, achieving food safety systems compliance and continuously improving systems and contribute to organisational improvement.
We offer an integrated service of tools and topic guides that are easy to follow and understand; conduct systems reviews and internal audits, develop information resources using a variety of platforms, assist with quality and policy compliance, training and improvement solutions to assist your Aged Care facility or Hospital.
We work with you to add value by identifying and assisting in the development of approaches to manage risk and compliance matters at the operational level.
Continual improvement of performance is the key to your organisational success.
Hotel Services Management Solutions Pty Ltd
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