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22 December 2021
Fact sheet,

This fact sheet for providers summarises key learnings and observations from more than 350 COVID-19 outbreaks at residential aged care services across Australia in 2021.

cover page of 'What we learned from COVID-19 outbreaks in 2021'

20 December 2021
Presentations,

Associate Professor Juanita Breen's presentation on her review of medication-related complaints received by the Commission in 2019-20.

Introduction slide of Medication-related complaints in residential aged care, elderly lady in wheel chair being pushed by a younger lady

20 December 2021
Tool,
Presentations,

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

First slide of To Dip or Not To Dip case-based education presentation with dip stick and container with coloured squares

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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22 November 2021
Fact sheet,

The World Health Organisation has declared the coronavirus is a pandemic. The Department of Health has prepared fact sheets, including for aged care staff, residents and families to assist in control of the spread of COVID19. It is strongly recommended that you read these fact sheets and revisit them every day or two because they will be updated as new information becomes available.

19 November 2021
Regulatory Bulletins,

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.

Cover image Regulatory Bulletin PDF

16 November 2021
Forms,
Guides,

Includes Aged Care Quality Standards Self-Assessment Tool Template (available in DOCX and XLSX), as well as Guidance on Self-Assessment.

This resource is not available to order.

Cover Image of Aged Care Quality Standards Self-Assessment Tool

15 November 2021
Guides,

This guide is intended to assist organisations and their key personnel to complete an application for approval to provide aged care.

thumbnail image of Guidance for applicants seeking approval to provide aged care document

15 November 2021
Report,

Cost Recovery Implementation Statement 2021–22 (published 15 November 2021 7:09 am)

11 November 2021
Regulatory Bulletins,

RB 2021-14 This Regulatory Bulletin outlines the Commission’s regulatory approach where there is a transfer in ownership of a residential aged care service from one approved provider to another.

Cover image - RB 2021-14 Change in service ownership

5 November 2021
Brochure,
Guides,
Presentations,

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

Standards Storyboards Resource image

4 November 2021
Forms,

Under section 9-1 of the Aged Care Act 1997 approved providers are required to notify the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner of any change of circumstance that materially affects their suitability to be a provider of aged care. 

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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22 October 2021
Guides,

This user guide relates to the 'Clinical Pathway for older people in aged care homes: suspected urinary tract infections (UTIs)'.

Elderly man with walker and cap, a younger man has his hand on his shoulder while they walk

22 October 2021
Poster,

This provider poster is an educational tool is part of the Commission’s resource bundle to improve antibiotic use for urinary tract infections in aged care services.

Two columns: 1. urine colour chart; 2. outline of human body

22 October 2021
Poster,

This provider poster is an educational tool is part of the Commission’s resource bundle to improve antibiotic use for urinary tract infections in aged care services.

Poster with four grey rows and four icons with dipstick container, urinary tract, document and red and white prescription pills

22 October 2021
Tool,

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

To Dip or Not To Dip audit tool two tables with multiple rows and columns

22 October 2021
Guides,

This guide is for facilitators to deliver case-based learning to improve antibiotic use for urinary tract infections in aged care services.

Elderly man with walker and cap, a younger man has his hand on his shoulder while they walk

1 October 2021
Tool,

The Serious Incident Response Scheme (SIRS) decision support tool helps you determine Priority 1 or Priority 2 reportable incidents.

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