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Updated
24 November 2021
Tool,

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

Updated
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.

Updated
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

Updated
18 November 2021
Tool,

These clinical forms are part of the 'Clinical Pathway for older people in aged care homes: suspected urinary tract infections (UTIs)'.

Form with multiple tables and boxes

Updated
18 November 2021
Regulatory Bulletins,

RB 2021-15 This Regulatory Bulletin outlines the requirements for providers to have continuous improvement systems and processes that assess, monitor, and improve the quality and safety of care and services.

For more information, visit the Regulatory Bulletin page

Cover image - RB 2021-14 Change in service ownership

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,
Handbook,

We partnered with the Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN) to develop 'Medication: It’s your choice' to raise awareness of the issues relating to psychotropic medicines.

Elderly lady with face on hand, and text Medication. It's your choice brochure

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

Image_Newsletter

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
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 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

8 October 2021
Video,

Listen to Hazel Hawke’s daughter Sue Pieters-Hawke talk in this short video about the effect that reducing her mother’s medication had on her quality of life.

Sue Pieters-Hawke talking

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