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20 July 2022
Letters,

On Wednesday 20 July 2022, the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner, Ms Janet Anderson, PSM, sent a letter to residential approved providers regarding antiviral treatments to manage COVID-19 outbreaks.

16 June 2022
Brochure,
Guides,

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.

cover image of open disclosure framework and guidance PDF

27 April 2022
Brochure,

Information for consumers of aged care services, their families, carers and representatives about the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission.
This resource is available in 25 different languages.

elderly woman looking worried and looking outside her window

4 March 2022
Letters,

On Friday 4 March 2022, the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner, Janet Anderson, PSM, sent a letter to QLD and NSW home service providers regarding consumer care during flood events.

4 March 2022
Letters,

On Monday 28 February 2022, the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner, Janet Anderson, PSM, sent a letter to approved providers on the COVID-19 vaccine boosters.

25 February 2022
Letters,

The Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care Services, Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck together with the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner, Janet Anderson, issued a joint letter to residential aged care providers to personally encourage all aged care residents and staff to get their COVID booster vaccination.

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24 January 2022
Brochure,

This flyer is part of the Commission’s resource bundle to improve antibiotic use for urinary tract infections in aged care services.

Text and images of urinary tract, dipstick container and white and red prescriptions pills

22 December 2021
Letters,

On Wednesday 22 December 2021, the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner, Ms Janet Anderson, PSM, sent a letter to residential approved providers on being prepared for a COVID-19 outbreak.

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20 December 2021
Letters,

On Monday 20 December 2021, the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner, Ms Janet Anderson, PSM, sent a letter to providers inviting them to register their interest with the new Governing for Reform in Aged Care program.

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14 December 2021
Letters,

On Wednesday 1 December 2021, the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner, Ms Janet Anderson, PSM, sent a letter to residential approved providers on advanced planning and preparation for emergency events.

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5 November 2021
Brochure,
Guides,
Presentations,

Downloadable storyboard resources to assist consumers and staff to understand the Quality Standards.

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28 October 2021
Letters,

The Commissioner wrote to approved providers on 7 December 2020 about visitor access in a COVID-normal world

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6 August 2021
Language resources,
Letters,
Poster,
Cover image Latvian poster

6 August 2021
Language resources,
Letters,
Poster,
Cover image Korean poster

5 August 2021
Language resources,
Letters,
Poster,
Cover image Italian poster

5 August 2021
Language resources,
Letters,
Poster,
Cover image Hungarian poster

5 August 2021
Language resources,
Letters,
Poster,
Cover image Hindi Poster

5 August 2021
Language resources,
Letters,
Poster,
Cover image Greek poster

5 August 2021
Language resources,
Letters,
Poster,
Cover image German poster

5 August 2021
Language resources,
Letters,
Poster,
Cover image French Poster

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