This link has been added for your convenience. We will endeavour to keep links up to date, however the AACQA does change links without notice, this is beyond our control.
The Guidance material is intended to assist organisations to implement, and maintain their compliance with, the Aged Care Quality Standards 2018. It describes the Quality Agency expectations and provides supporting information, suggested practices, examples and evidence required to ensure compliance. It also provides an indication of the matters that Quality Surveyors will consider in assessing compliance.
From 1 July 2019, the Quality Agency expects that organisations providing aged care services in Australia will be compliant with the new Aged Care Quality Standards. Click on the links below to access the government site for further information.
Download a copy of the Standards 1-8 (PDF) – print version
Download a copy of the Standards Factsheet 1-8 (PDF) – print version
New Aged Care Quality Standards – Self-assessment template for residential aged care for the new Standards
Resource Library from the ACQSC
The Serious Incident Response Scheme (SIRS) – effective from April 1, 2021