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Standards effective 1 July regardless of any delay with guidance

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All aged care providers will be assessed under the new standards from July and they have been advised not to expect the transition period to continue beyond this date.

However, the quality commission said it has the ability to respond proportionately to identified issues including based on a provider’s history of compliance.

Just over a month out from the 1 July start date of the sector’s new, consumer-focused and single set of aged care standards, some of the guidance material for them and related new rules is still being developed.

This was in part behind a discussion at the Governance in Aged Care Conference in Sydney this week about whether there would be a soft introduction to the new standards and a continuation of the transition period beyond 1 July.

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Source:
Natasha Egan, 2019, Australian Ageing Agenda (https://www.australianageingagenda.com.au/about/)

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