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Aged care homes

For older people not able to keep living independently in their homes, residential services provide:

  • care
  • accommodation
  • hospitality
  • services.

Residential service providers can include:

  • residential aged care services
  • flexible care services, where short-term care is provided in a residential aged care setting.

It's our responsibility to accredit and monitor the providers of these services. The care they supply must meet the Aged Care Quality Standards (Quality Standards).

This information can help providers to better understand their obligations:

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