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New Standards

From 1 July 2019, the Commission expects that organisations providing aged care services in Australia will be compliant with the new Aged Care Quality Standards.

Download the print-friendly Standards Factsheet 1-8 (PDF, 408.83 KB)

Guidance and Resources for Providers to support the Aged Care Quality Standards

The Guidance material below is intended to assist organisations to implement and maintain their compliance with the Aged Care Quality Standards 2018. It describes the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission's expectations and provides supporting information, suggested practices, examples and evidence required to ensure compliance.  It also provides an indication of the matters that Quality Assessors will consider in assessing compliance. 

Download the print-friendly Standards Guidance and Resources for Providers (PDF, 3.63 MB)

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.

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Monday, 8 April 2019 - 5:10pm