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    Implementing the Strengthened Aged Care Quality Standards

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    Date: Wednesday 12 and Thursday 13 June

    Day 1 - 9.30am to 2pm SA, NT | 10am to 2.30pm VIC, NSW, TAS, ACT, QLD | 8am to 12.30pm WA

    Day 2 - 9.30am to 2.30pm SA, NT | 10am to 3pm VIC, NSW, TAS, ACT, QLD | 8am to 1pm WA

    Audience: Executives, Quality Staff, Managers, People and Culture Teams and anyone with a passion for the New Strengthened Standards and Quality Improvement

    Presenter: Preventing Harm Initiative

    Course outcomes:

    • Gain knowledge on the framework, intent and new requirements of the revised Quality Standards
    • Understand the expectations of each Standard and how quality auditors will seek information to assess compliance 
    • Gain and share ideas on innovative and effective ways to implement the standards
    • Practice case study responses to demonstrate compliance with key areas of the standards
    • Network and meet with other participants to share experiences and solutions
    • Receive a Gap Analysis tool to support you to identify gaps, guide improvement, and support you in your readiness for assessment against the Strengthened Aged Care Quality Standards

    Day 1: Duration 4.5 hours

    Introductions

    • Meet your facilitator
    • Introduce yourselves, your organisation, and a key outcome you would like from this course

    Standard 1: The Person

    • This session will assist you to meet the requirements for care quality by valuing each person's priorities and embracing diversity to better connect with their unique background and experiences.
    • Gain ideas and participate in how to achieve these requirements.

    SHORT BREAK

    Standard 3: The Care and Services

      • This session will focus on the requirements for delivery of safe, effective, and person-centred care and services, including the importance of reablement, optimising function, timely plan reviews, and aligning care with the person’s needs and preferences.
      • Participate in discussion on what this looks like in practice.

      LUNCH BREAK

      Standard 2: The Organisation

      • This session includes the requirements of when to use data and experiences for continuous improvement, involve people in decision-making, support worker skills, plan for emergencies and staff shortages, and understand the impact of board investments.
      • Reflect on what you need to remember about this standard.

      Any Questions

      DAY 2
      Standard 4: The Environment

      • This session covers the requirements to recognise environmental risks and create a safe and supportive physical environment.
      • Participate in exploring a case study on how various position and role responsibilities can help achieve these requirements.

      SHORT BREAK

      Standard 5: Clinical Care
      Services who are providing Clinical Care

      • This session covers the systems requirements and processes essential for delivering safe clinical care. This includes managing high-prevalent clinical risks and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.
      • Practice putting these requirements into action and gain valuable feedback and tips for implementation.

      LUNCH BREAK

      Standard 6: Food and Nutrition
      AND
      Standard 7: The Residential Community

      Residential Aged Care Requirement only

      • This session covers the requirements for allowing people to choose what, when, where, and how they eat and drink, ensuring meals meet their needs and preferences while creating safe and supportive dining environments.
      • Learn the requirements and tips on how to foster an inclusive, supportive and engaging residential community.
      • Share ideas on how to achieve this.

      Note: Requirements are not mandatory but are beneficial to Home Care Services who provide food and nutrition support.

      Summary and Question Time


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      Notification of cancellation or transfer of registration must be by email to enquiry@acia.asn.au. No refund is available for any cancellations received five working days or less prior to the start date, however a substitute delegate is welcome. Please notify ACIA of any substitution as soon as possible. No refund or transfer will be given for non-attendance.


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