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A fact sheet for aged care residents, their families and representatives on your rights relating to COVID-19 restrictions in residential aged care.

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On 27 July 2022, the Minister for Aged Care, the Hon Anika Wells MP announced that the Federal Government would expedite a capability review of the Commission, as recommended by the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.

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On Tuesday 20 September, the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner, Ms Janet Anderson, PSM, sent a letter to CEOs and Chairs of approved providers regarding the Governing for Reform in Aged Care Program. 

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The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission’s job is to protect the rights and interests of people who use Commonwealth-funded aged care services.

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On Monday 24 October 2022, the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner, Ms Janet Anderson, PSM, sent a letter to providers regarding adverse weather events. 

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This checklist details incident management systems requirements. 

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In this fact sheet, the Commission addresses the expectation that providers will have appropriate and robust workforce governance and management processes in place to ensure consumers have continuity of safe and quality care and services in anticipation of any external workforce pressures.

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workforce governance fact sheet
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This document contains responses to questions asked during our Code of Conduct for Aged Care webinars.

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This fact sheet provides an overview of key aged care reforms from a regulatory perspective to assist you in preparing your service to meet new obligations.

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This Serious Incident Response Scheme (SIRS)fact sheet covers the reporting of incidents relating to Reportable incidents: SIRS Home services - Reportable incidents: psychological or emotional abuse. The fact sheet has been developed for providers of home services.

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SIRS Home services - Reportable incidents: psychological or emotional abuse
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This Serious Incident Response Scheme (SIRS) fact sheet covers the reporting of incidents relating to Reportable incidents: missing consumers. The fact sheet has been developed for providers of home services.

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SIRS Home services - Reportable incidents: missing consumers
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This Serious Incident Response Scheme (SIRS) fact sheet covers the reporting of incidents relating to Reportable incidents: unreasonable use of force. The fact sheet has been developed for providers of home services.

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This Serious Incident Response Scheme (SIRS) fact sheet covers the reporting of incidents relating to Reportable incidents: unlawful sexual contact or inappropriate sexual conduct. The fact sheet has been developed for providers of home services.

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SIRS Home services - Reportable incidents: unlawful sexual contact or inappropriate sexual conduct
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Any approved provider that holds at least one refundable deposit must meet the requirements of the 4 Prudential Standards. 

This information sheet explains the Disclosure Standard.

 

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This Serious Incident Response Scheme (SIRS) fact sheet covers the reporting of incidents relating to Reportable incidents: unexpected death. The fact sheet has been developed for providers of home services.

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SIRS Home services - Reportable incidents: Reportable incidents: unexpected death
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This Serious Incident Response Scheme (SIRS) fact sheet covers the reporting of incidents relating to Reportable incidents: inappropriate use of restrictive practices. The fact sheet has been developed for providers of home services.

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SIRS Home services - Reportable incidents: inappropriate use of restrictive practices
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This Serious Incident Response Scheme (SIRS) fact sheet covers the reporting of incidents relating to Reportable incidents: stealing or financial coercion by a staff member. The fact sheet has been developed for providers of home services.

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Reportable incidents: stealing or financial coercion by a staff member
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This Serious Incident Response Scheme (SIRS) fact sheet covers the reporting of incidents relating to Reportable incidents: neglect. The fact sheet has been developed for providers of home services.

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SIRS Home services - Reportable incidents: neglect
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This document contains responses to questions asked during our SIRS for home services webinar series.

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This fact sheet provides an overview of the Code of Conduct for Aged Care (the Code) for approved aged care providers.

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