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1 November 2022
Guides,

This is a draft guide to the Code of Conduct for Aged Care.

Cover image for the Draft Code of Conduct for Aged Care Guidance for aged care workers and governing persons report

7 October 2022
Guides,

This resource for aged care providers is a draft guide to the Code of Conduct for Aged Care. This draft version is dated 6 October 2022.

Cover of the draft Code of Conduct provider guidance document with a blue background and title in white text

3 October 2022
Fact sheet,

This Serious Incident Response Scheme (SIRS) fact sheet covers the reporting of incidents relating to unlawful sexual contact or inappropriate sexual conduct. The fact sheet has been developed for providers of residential care and flexible care in a residential aged care setting.

Document with teal header and the text SIRS reportable incidents – unlawful sexual contact or sexual conduct

11 May 2021
Fact sheet,

A fact sheet outlining the key changes impacting providers under the new Commission Rules, relating to the Aged Care Quality Standards (Quality Standards).

Cover Image Transitional Arrangements Fact Sheet - Aged Care Quality Standards - Branded

30 August 2021
Fact sheet,

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

quality review key changes fact sheet image

16 August 2021
Fact sheet,

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

assessment contacts key changes fact sheet image

3 October 2022
Guides,

This publication is designed to assist providers of aged care services to conduct investigations into serious incidents.

The guidance promotes best practice approaches associated with conducting an investigation and outlines steps to take when responding to actual, alleged and suspected incidents.

 

Cover of Effective serious incident investigations guidance with a teal background and white text

7 January 2022
Guides,

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.

Consumer engagement in aged care - Literature review cover pic

17 November 2020
Fact sheet,

Part of a fact sheet series 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.

consent to access premises key changes fact sheet image

2 November 2020
Fact sheet,

The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission handles a range of complaints every day. Some of these complaint issues can be handled solely by us, while others may need to be referred to another organisation.

There are a number of organisations we refer complaint information to when required:

Referrals to other organisations fact sheet

1 April 2019
Corporate publications,

The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Statement of Expectations 2019.

Cover Image Statement of Expectation 2019

3 October 2022
Guides,

These guidelines describe provider responsibilities in relation to the SIRS, including requirements relating to incident management and making a notification to the Commission.

Cover of SIRS guidelines for residential aged care providers with a teal background and title in white text

28 February 2022
Handbook,

This example response supports the information providers need to consider when reporting  unlawful sexual contact in the My Aged Care portal.

Cover image of a PDF document in white text over a teal background saying unlawful sexual contact

16 August 2021
Fact sheet,

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).

review audits key changes fact sheet image

12 July 2021
Fact sheet,
Guides,
Poster,

It’s important to stay in touch with the people you love, even if COVID-19 restrictions mean they can’t visit you as easily or as often.

A3 poster – Staying connected with the people you love during COVID-19, white text on purple background with circles for four steps

16 December 2019
Fact sheet,

Key documents and information to be available at commencement of performance assessment

Every performance assessment at a service’s premises begins with an entry meeting between the person in charge at the service and the Assessment Team. The Assessment Team will request certain key documents during the entry meeting at site audits, review audits and assessment contacts where performance against the Aged Care Quality Standards (Quality Standards) is being assessed.

Image of Info sheet for providers initial docs requested

9 December 2019
Fact sheet,

The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission’s role is to protect and enhance the safety, health, well-being and quality of life of consumers receiving Australian Government funded aged care. Functions of Quality Assessors and Authorised Complaints Officers are set out by the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Act 2018 (the Quality and Safety Commission Act) and the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Rules 2018 (the Rules).

Our commitment site visit info sheet

14 January 2020
Fact sheet,

This fact sheet explains the ways the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission may try to resolve your concerns and the possible outcomes.

Cover image Resolving Concerns About Aged Care fact sheet

6 July 2020
Corporate publications,

Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Statement of Intent 2019.

Cover Image Statement of Intent 2019

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