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Guides

As part of its responsibilities for protecting and enhancing the safety, health, well-being and quality of life of aged care consumers, the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission has identified and developed a range of best practice strategies and tools for providers of aged care to engage with consumers and their representatives.

To inform this piece of work, we have undertaken a literature review of co-design and consumer engagement.

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Guides

The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission has identified and developed a range of best practice strategies and tools for providers of aged care to engage with consumers and their representatives.

This resource recognises that placing consumers at the centre of their care is fundamental to quality care outcomes. This means significantly deepening engagement and developing a mutual partnership with consumers in all aspects of the planning, delivery and evaluation of care and services.

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Brochure
Guides
Presentations

Aged Care Quality Standards Storyboards - downloadable storyboard resources to assist consumers and staff to understand the Quality Standards.

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Guides

An activity to raise awareness of the importance of identity culture and diversity

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Guides

This document provides an indication of the Standards that apply to Commonwealth Home Support Programme services delivering particular types of care and services.

Screen shot of Self Assessment Guide for CHSP services

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Forms
Guides

This self-assessment tool aims to help aged care service providers record how their use of chemical restraints is managed. It relates to consumers who are prescribed psychotropic medication(s) (particularly anti-psychotics and benzodiazepines), including for PRN (as needed) use.

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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.

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Fact sheet
Guides

This resource is part of our Q Assist educational program on the Aged Care Quality Standards for approved providers.

Cover Image Education QAssist Getting To Know The Standards For Aged Care Staff

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Forms
Guides
Cover Image Plan for Continuous Improvement PCI

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Guides

Download the guidance material for the Aged Care Quality Standards that come into place on 1 July 2019. It includes an introduction, guidance each of the 8 Quality Standards and a glossary.

This resource is not available to order.

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