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This fact sheet for residential aged care providers provides a list of tips to ensure residents in aged care services enjoy their mealtime experience.

 

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This poster is a guide for aged care staff about get to know residents so you can support them to have meaningful meal time experiences.

 

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This poster for aged care staff sets out the 8 facts you need to know about the residents you support to:

  • ensure residents receive nutritious and appealing meals they can eat
  • notice early warning signs of decreased appetite and/or weight loss
  • act early to prevent malnutrition.

 

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This fact sheet outlines how providers can create an enjoyable dining experience for residents in aged care to support their consumption of meals, reduce risks of malnutrition and dehydration, and to meet the Aged Care Quality Standards.

 

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This fact sheet outlines how residential aged care staff, including cooks, chefs, food service staff and care staff, can create an enjoyable dining experience to support residents to take pleasure in, and consume, their meals.

 

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This poster is a guide for aged care staff about how to get the dining experience right for residents.

 

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On Friday 26 August, the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner, Ms Janet Anderson, PSM, sent a letter to approved providers regarding the SCHADS Award.

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This fact sheet helps providers understand requirements to appoint an eligible advisor when the Commission issues a Notice to Agree.

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In this fact sheet, the Commission addresses the expectation that providers will have appropriate and robust workforce governance and management processes in place to ensure consumers have continuity of safe and quality care and services in anticipation of any external workforce pressures.

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workforce governance fact sheet
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This resource is a guide to specific responsibilities for approved providers in relation to their governance arrangements.

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Provider responsibilities relating to governance – Guidance for approved providers
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The Commission's goal planning document is a support tool for providers to plan to improve food, dining, nutrition and consumer choice.

 

Goal planning tool  (PDF  899.52 KB)
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The case studies for approved providers and their workers have been designed to inform and educate the workforce about the 8 elements of the Code of Conduct for Aged Care (the Code). A range of case studies provide examples both consistent and inconsistent with the Code.

 

 

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First page of the Code of Conduct for Aged Care – case studies for workers and providers fact sheet