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Self-assessment is an important part of the audit process. It provides you with an opportunity to evaluate your current performance against the applicable standards, review the results for care recipients, assess the effectiveness of any improvements and support processes for continuous quality improvement and risk management.

Key changes under the new Commission Act and Rules

For information about key changes impacting providers please see our Key Changes page where you can access fact sheets including the following:

Existing Standards

For information on the self-assessment process, including details on when the information must be submitted to the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission please see relevant sections below:

Note: Flexible care service delivering short-term restorative care services in a :

New Aged Care Quality Standards

Assessment and monitoring against the new Aged Care Quality Standards will commence on 1 July 2019. A Self-assessment tool for the new Aged Care Quality Standards is being developed and tested with approved providers, and will be made available shortly. Please subscribe to the Quality Standard for regular updates.


Friday, 4 January 2019 - 10:32am