The Aged Care Quality Standards (Quality Standards) are now in effect.
The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission (Commission) expects organisations providing aged care services in Australia to comply with the Quality Standards.
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Guidance and resources for providers to support the Aged Care Quality Standards
The following guidance material is intended to assist aged care services to implement and maintain compliance with the Quality Standards. It describes the intent of the Standards and the Commission's expectations of performance and provides supporting information and examples of evidence of compliance. It also provides an indication of matters that quality assessors consider in assessing compliance.
Download print-friendly Guidance and Resources for Providers to support the Aged Care Quality Standards (PDF, 3.13 MB)
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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.
- For transitional arrangements see our Transitioning to the new Aged Care Quality Standards page.
- For information about self-assessment against the new Standards see our Self-Assessment page.
- For additional resources to support implementation of the Quality Standards see our Resources Library.