Tag: Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission

Prepare for new quality indicators now

Aged care providers have been reminded to update and expand their compliance program ahead of new falls and anti-psychotic medication quality indicators...

Updated: Prepare now for serious incident response scheme: Aged Care Quality and Safety Commissioner

An Australian serious incident mandatory reporting scheme for abuse and psychological harm – including from other residents – will take effect...

Home care system in the spotlight at royal commission

Older Australians receiving home-care packages received an average of less than seven minutes of care from registered nurses each fortnight, the Royal...

Families encouraged to visit relatives in aged care amid ongoing social distancing restrictions

Spouses and relatives of aged care residents should be allowed unlimited permission to visit residential homes under new COVID-19 advice from the...

National framework to prevent elder abuse launched as calls to helplines increase

A new national framework that guides aged care advocacy and prevention of elder abuse has been launched by the Older Person’s Advocacy Network (OPAN). The...

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