In the event of an outbreak of COVID-19 at a residential service, the service’s Outbreak Management Team and key personnel at the service will be working in close co-operation with public health authorities and other parties to ensure an effective emergency response. A key personnel template has been developed to assist providers in identifying key personnel of the service and their contact details to support this response.
This fact sheet provides a brief overview of the process for preparing to return several residents to their residential aged care facility (RACF) from hospital.
The rights of consumers are protected by a Charter of Aged Care Rights. Download this helpful booklet for aged care service providers and their consumers.
This resource is not available to order on the Commission's website. Hard copies of the English version of the booklet are available at no cost from National Mailing and Marketing.
This resource was designed to support aged care providers to partner and engage with consumers to drive the delivery of consumer-centred care.
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.
This report describes the key themes and findings from online surveys of aged care consumers and aged care providers, regarding best practice models for engagement between consumers and providers.
How to stay safe from COVID-19 video is available in 15 different languages. The video aims to help consumers understand the steps they can take to keep themselves safe during the current pandemic.
This Regulatory Bulletin outlines the Commission’s policy regarding provider requests to exclude specific dates for an unannounced activity and includes criteria to guide providers when determining those dates.
RB 2020-09 This Regulatory Bulletin covers the Commission’s processes and responsibilities in relation to assessment contacts with accredited services, previously accredited services and home services.
A document detailing the Commission’s approach to delivering regulatory functions under the Aged Care Quality and Safety Act 2018, in accordance with the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Rules 2018.