Accreditation of Residential Care Services - Australian Government

Description

You may apply for this accreditation if you operate a residential care service. Residential care is considered to include personal or nursing care of a person who resides in a residential facility that provides:

  • appropriate accommodation
  • appropriate staffing to meet the need of the care recipients
  • meals and cleaning services
  • appropriate equipment, furniture and furnishings
  • meets all requirements covered in the Residential Care Subsidy Principles.

Residential Care does not include care that is:

  • provided to a recipient inside their own private home or dwelling
  • provided to a recipient inside a hospital or a psychiatric facility
  • provided in a facility that does not primarily provide care for the frail or elderly
  • not deemed residential under the Residential Care Subsidy Principles.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to receive this accreditation you must:

  • submit an application in writing
  • include information outlining your planning for continuous improvement
  • submit a fee.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

No fee for 19 or fewer allocated residential care places. 20 allocated residential care places $401. 21-25 allocated residential care places 20% of the sum of $2 011 and $670 for each additional allocated place above 20. 26 or more allocated residential care places 20% of the sum of $4 087 and the lesser of $127 for each allocated residential care place or $12 737.

Renew Renewal All

No fee for 19 or fewer allocated residential care places. 20 allocated residential care places $2 011. 21-25 allocated residential care places $2 011 and $670 for each additional allocated place above 20. 26 or more allocated residential care places $4 087 and the lesser of $127 for each allocated residential care place or $12 737.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Accreditation of Residential Care Services - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Renew All Application for Re-Accreditation - DOC (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Australian Aged Care Quality Agency Act 2013 AG

Regulation(s) name

Quality Agency Principles 2013 AG

Approval time

16 days.

Administering agency

Australian Aged Care Quality Agency

Contact details

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General Enquiries

Australian Aged Care Quality Agency

Operating address: Building B, The Garden Office Park
355 Scarborough Beach Road
Osborne Park, Western Australia 6916
Mailing address: PO BOX 718
Osborne Park, Western Australia 6916
Toll Free: 1800 288 025
Phone: 08 9201 1344
Email: wa@aacqa.gov.au
Website: Australian Aged Care Quality Agency (Opens in new window)

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General Enquiries

Australian Aged Care Quality Agency

Operating address: The Terrace Office Park, South Tower
Level 2
527 Gregory Terrace
Bowen Hills, Queensland 4006
Mailing address: PO BOX 1032
Spring Hill, Queensland 4004
Toll Free: 1800 288 025
Phone: 07 3852 3100
Email: queensland@aacqa.gov.au
Website: Australian Aged Care Quality Agency (Opens in new window)

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General Enquiries

Australian Aged Care Quality Agency

Operating address: Level 2
818 Whitehorse Road
Box Hill, Victoria 3128
Mailing address: PO BOX 398
Box Hill, Victoria 3128
Toll Free: 1800 288 025
Phone: 03 9843 1400
Email: vic_tas@aacqa.gov.au
Website: Australian Aged Care Quality Agency (Opens in new window)

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General Enquiries

Australian Aged Care Quality Agency

Operating address: Level 9
111 Phillip Street
Parramatta, New South Wales 2124
Mailing address: PO BOX 674
Parramatta, New South Wales 2124
Toll Free: 1800 288 025
Phone: 02 9633 2099
Email: nsw_act@aacqa.gov.au
Website: Australian Aged Care Quality Agency (Opens in new window)

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General Enquiries

Australian Aged Care Quality Agency

Operating address: Level 3
199 Grenfell Street
Adelaide, South Australia 5000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 620
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Toll Free: 1800 288 025
Phone: 08 8217 6000
Email: sa_nt@aacqa.gov.au
Website: Australian Aged Care Quality Agency (Opens in new window)