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Key changes to assessment contacts under the new Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Act 2018 and Rules.

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A new meaning of Commonwealth-funded aged care service was included in the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Act 2018 (Commission Act) to more appropriately capture specific programs that are grant-based. This commenced on 1 January 2019.

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Part of a fact sheet series related to Key changes under the new Commission Act and Rules

Review audit processes were changed from 1 January 2019 to align more closely to site audit arrangements and requirements. This assists approved providers by having consistency of regulatory process for residential services. From 1 July 2019 review audits are conducted to assess a provider’s performance against the Aged Care Quality Standards (Quality Standards).

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Transitional provisions allow the Commissioner to continue with regulatory activities that had started prior to commencement of the rules. This includes applications for re-accreditation, quality reviews and monitoring processes.

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These scenarios cover a range of examples to help providers understand issues around the use of restrictive practices. They are intended to be illustrative only, and should not be relied upon as authority.

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Part of a fact sheet series related to Key changes under the new Commission Act and Rules

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Part of a fact sheet series related to Key changes under the new Commission Act and Rules

As part of the application for accreditation and re-accreditation, applicants must include ‘any other information or documents specified by the Commissioner’. This replaces the previous requirement for submission of self-assessment information. The new requirement covers self-assessment material as well as any other information or documents specified by the Commissioner.

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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.

Aged care advocacy – fact sheet  (PDF  660.35 KB)
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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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Review of the Aged Care Quality Standards was a key recommendation of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety. The Commission is contributing to the review in our role as the national regulator of aged care services. This fact sheet provides further information about our Strengthened Quality Standards pilot project, commencing early 2023.

 

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The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission has worked with a range of stakeholders to develop resources that help aged care providers understand the key concepts of clinical governance and how they can be applied in their service.

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This fact sheet series is related to Key changes under the new Commission Act and Rules.

The changes surrounding consent to access apply to every form of a visit to the premises of a service, whether for the purposes of re-accreditation, a quality review, a review audit or an assessment contact.

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Key changes to accreditation and re-accreditation under the new Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Act 2018 and Rules.

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