The Department of Health’s aged care regulatory functions have been transferred to the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner. As these take effect from 1 January 2020, the content on this page is currently undergoing review. For a summary of key changes, please click here.
The information on this page is for residential services. This includes residential aged care services as well as flexible care services through which short-term restorative care is provided in a residential care setting.
The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission (Commission) is responsible for accrediting and monitoring the quality of care and services of residential services against the Aged Care Quality Standards (Quality Standards). Residential services provide a range of care, accommodation, hospitality and services for older people who are unable to continue living independently in their own homes.
Following are links to help your organisation prepare for assessments and promote continuous improvement in care in line with the Quality Standards:
Return to Providers home page for a full overview of content for all aged care service types, including home services and flexible care services.