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Media (Videos, CDs etc)

A new educational video for service providers has been produced providing information about open disclosure for aged care providers. The resource is a collaboration between the Commission and online training services provider, Altura Learning.

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The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission (the Commission) has a role in ensuring providers, including Commonwealth-funded aged care service providers, com

On this page you will find all new serious risk decisions for home services resulting from non-compliance against the Aged Care Quality Standards (Quality Standards). A fact sheet on the Quality Standards can be accessed here.

Home services includes home care services, Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) services and flexible care services through which short-term restorative care is provided in a home care setting.

 

Service name Commission ID Home Service Provider Serious risk decision date Serious risk decision related to Quality Standard(s)
October 2019        
No serious risk decisions made during October 2019        

A Regulatory Bulletin outlining the Commission’s processes and responsibilities relating to serious risk decisions can be accessed here.

Please note the information currently available in the Find a report section is limited to residential services but the Commission plans to include information about other service types in 2020 following consultation with key stakeholders.

To access serious risk decisions made in previous months please refer to the Monthly register of serious risk decisions archive page.

The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission (Commission) monitors the quality of care and services provided by providers of residential

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Corporate publications

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.

Cover Image ACQSC Regulatory Strategy 2019 PDF

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Fact sheets

The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission has worked with a range of stakeholders to develop resources that help aged care providers understand the key concepts of clinical governance and how they can be applied in their service.

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Brochures & Posters
Guides & Handbooks

Open disclosure is the open discussion that an aged care provider has with people receiving aged care services when something goes wrong that has harmed or had the potential to cause harm to a person receiving aged care service. With more than 1.3 million people receiving care in Australia, this is a crucial activity for providers to support continuous improvement within their service.

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Forms
Language Resources

Download the new single Charter of Aged Care Rights Template for Signing for aged care service providers and their consumers on 1 July 2019. Available in PDF and DOC.

This resource is available in 18 translated languages including: Arabic, Chinese (simplified and traditional), Croatian, Dutch, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Macedonian, Maltese, Polish, Serbian, Spanish, and Vietnamese.

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Brochures & Posters

The rights of Consumers are protected by a Charter of Aged Care Rights. On 1 July, this will transition to a new single 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.

Charter of Aged Care Rights A5 Booklet

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Brochures & Posters

The rights of Consumers are protected by a Charter of Aged Care Rights. On 1 July, this will transition to a new single Charter of Aged Care Rights.

This resource is not available to order on the Commission's website.

Charter of Aged Care Rights 2019 POSTER