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Quality Standards

The new Aged Care Quality Standards are now in effect.

From 1 July 2019, the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission (Commission) expects that organisations providing aged care services in Australia will comply with new Aged Care Quality Standards (Quality Standards).

Download the Aged Care Quality Standards fact sheet (PDF, 648 KB)

Guidance and resources for providers to support the Aged Care Quality Standards

The following guidance material is to assist aged care services to implement and maintain compliance with the Quality Standards. It describes the Commission's expectations and provides supporting information, suggested practices, examples and evidence required to ensure compliance. It also indicates an matters that quality assessors will consider in evaluating compliance. 

Cover Image Standards 1-8 Guidance and Resources Booklet

Download print-friendly Guidance and Resources for Providers to support the Aged Care Quality Standards (PDF, 3.13 MB).


You can also read the guidance and resources on our website. Click on each of the standards below for a guidance and resources menu.

You can also read the Standards Guidance and Resources on our website. Click on the menu below to reveal the Guidance and Resources menu for each Standard.

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