Letter from the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner, Janet Anderson PSM to support your planning and preparation for the high-risk weather season to ensure the continuity of care and services to older Australians.
Approved providers may request that the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner (the Commissioner) revoke their approval in accordance with section 63H of the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Act 2018 (the Commission Act).
RB 2020-10 This Regulatory Bulletin covers the registration requirements and process for quality assessors, including information on why registration may be cancelled by the Commission.
A document detailing the Commission’s approach to delivering regulatory functions under the Aged Care Quality and Safety Act 2018, in accordance with the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Rules 2018.
Includes Aged Care Quality Standards Self-Assessment Tool Template (available in DOCX and XLSX), as well as Guidance on Self-Assessment.
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This document provides suggestions for group learning experiences and discussion notes that L&D staff and managers can use during stand-up meetings.
Their purpose is to promote discussion, reflection and education, to support staff with improving the food, nutrition and dining experience of people in their care.
RB 2021-13 From 1 July 2021, approved providers have updated and specific responsibilities under the Aged Care Act 1997 (the Aged Care Act) and the Quality of Care Principles 2014 (the Principles) relating to the use of any restrictive practice in residential aged care and short-term restorative care in a residential care setting.
RB 2019-04 - This Regulatory Bulletin outlines how the Commission will respond to and manage non-compliance with the Aged Care Quality Standards.
RB 2019-05 This Regulatory Bulletin outlines the assessment methodology used by quality assessors when undertaking performance assessments under the Aged Care Quality Standards. It describes the Commission’s systematic approach to assessment of provider performance as a key element of its regulatory practice.
RB 2020-09 This Regulatory Bulletin covers the Commission’s processes and responsibilities in relation to assessment contacts with accredited services, previously accredited services and home services.
RB 2019-06 This Regulatory Bulletin outlines the principles and practices that form the Commission’s framework for making decisions relating to its regulatory functions. It outlines how the Commission will ensure high quality and consistent decision-making under the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Act 2018 and Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Rules 2018.
This Regulatory Bulletin outlines the Commission’s policy regarding provider requests to exclude specific dates for an unannounced activity and includes criteria to guide providers when determining those dates.
Our Aged Care Quality Standards Consumer Outcomes A3 poster has been translated to 25 languages: Arabic, Armenian, Croatian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Dutch, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Latvian, Macedonian, Maltese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukrainian and Vietnamese.
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Download the English Aged Care Quality Standards Consumer Outcomes A2 poster. This resource is not available to order.
This fact sheet outlines your options to ask for a review of the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission’s decision in relation to your complaint, or to complain about our service.
RB 2021-15 This Regulatory Bulletin outlines the requirements for providers to have continuous improvement systems and processes that assess, monitor, and improve the quality and safety of care and services.
For more information, visit the Regulatory Bulletin page
RB 2021-14 This Regulatory Bulletin outlines the Commission’s regulatory approach where there is a transfer in ownership of a residential aged care service from one approved provider to another.
This video is to give consumers, their representatives and families an overview of the Code of Conduct in Aged Care. It describes the behaviour expected of aged care providers, their governing persons (e.g. board members and Chief Executive Officers) and aged care workers. It describes how providers and the people who provide your care must behave and treat you.
This fact sheet outlines how the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission supports providers to resolve complaints.
Provider resolution involves us referring complaint issues that a complainant raises with us to a provider to resolve. Where possible, we choose this approach as it is often the best way to have concerns effectively resolved.