Accreditation of Residential Aged 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.

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 include information outlining your planning for continuous improvement.

Duration

Decided by the Commissioner

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $1140.00 Fees for 2021-22
Apply Application All -

Fees for re-accreditation vary based on number of allocated places at the service. Fees are listed on the attached document.

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 (Opens in new window)

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Accreditation Fees (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Act 2018 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Rules 2018 Australian Government

Lodgement process

Apply

Please apply in writing.

Approval time

16 days

Administering agency

Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

General Enquiries

Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission

Toll Free: 1800 951 822
Email: info@agedcarequality.gov.au
Website: Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission (Opens in new window)

Supporting information