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:
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:
- Residential aged care – self-assessment
- Home and community care – self-assessment
- National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flexible Aged Care Program services - self-assessment
Note: Flexible care service delivering short-term restorative care services in a :
- residential care setting – complete the residential aged care self-assessment
- home care setting – complete the home and community care self-assessment
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.