Download the Charter of Aged Care Rights Template for Signing for aged care service providers and their consumers on 1 July 2019. Available in PDF and DOCX.
This resource is available in 18 translated languages including: Arabic, Chinese (simplified and traditional), Croatian, Dutch, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Macedonian, Maltese, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
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.
Download the English Aged Care Quality Standards Consumer Outcomes A2 poster. This resource is not available to order.
This fact sheet provides guidance for people who access home services through the Home Care Packages Program and what you can do if your provider wants to make changes to your home service arrangement.
A poster outlining how to raise a concern about the quality of care a person is receiving.
This resource is available in 25 different languages including: Arabic, Armenian, Chinese Traditional, Chinese Simplified, Croatian, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Latvian, Macedonian, Maltese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukrainian and Vietnamese.
How to stay safe from COVID-19 video is available in 15 different languages. The video aims to help consumers understand the steps they can take to keep themselves safe during the current pandemic.
On Wednesday 31 August, the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner, Ms Janet Anderson, PSM, sent a letter to consumers regarding the national aged care reforms.
Open disclosure is the open discussion that an aged care provider has with people receiving aged care services when something goes wrong that has harmed or had the potential to cause harm to a person receiving aged care service. With more than 1.3 million people receiving care in Australia, this is a crucial activity for providers to support continuous improvement within their service.
If you are concerned about the quality of the aged care service you or the person you represent is receiving, an advocacy service may be able to help.
This report describes the key themes and findings from online surveys of aged care consumers and aged care providers, regarding best practice models for engagement between consumers and providers.
This literature review examines published peer-reviewed articles and a broader set of literature to gain an understanding of existing models of co-design that have been successfully applied in a range of sectors both in Australia and internationally, which could be applied in the Australian aged care sector.
To inform this piece of work, we have undertaken a literature review of co-design and consumer engagement.
This resource was designed to support aged care providers to partner and engage with consumers to drive the delivery of consumer-centred care.
The Department of Health’s aged care regulatory functions have been transferred to the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner from 1 January 2020, giving the Commission new powers for monitoring and enforcing compliance under the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Act 2018 and Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Rules 2018.
The rights of Consumers are protected by a Charter of Aged Care Rights.
This resource is not available to order on the Commission's website.