Certification is part of the Australian Government’s structural reforms to residential aged care in 1997. It is aimed at improving the physical quality of Australian Government funded residential aged care buildings: this includes fire safety and privacy and space requirements.
Providing information about the Fire Safety Exception Notice.
About the 10 Year Forward Plan for Improving Building Quality and Safety
Providing information on the 10 year forward plan which set targets for all aged care homes to achieve fire and safety standards and meet increased privacy and space requirements.
A set of fact sheets about certification in residential aged care including fire safety and privacy and space requirements.
Information for Approved Providers - Applying for Certification
Providing information on how to apply for certification.
Information for Residents and their Families and Friends
Providing additional information on building certification for residents and their families and friends.