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Aged Care Client Record (ACCR) User Guide - August 2013

The Aged Care Client Record (ACCR) User Guide is a guide to the accurate recording of application, assessment and approval data in the ACCR form. This version is for use with ACCR3020(0709) or later


Aged Care Assessment Program Data Dictionary Version 3.0

The Aged Care Assessment Program Data Dictionary Version 3.0 has been revised to take account of legislative changes, amendments to the National Transaction File Format and on-going development of the Aged Care Assessment Program.


ANDIAB2 2012: Quality Assurance of Patient Practices and Diabetes Centre Care

This document reports on ANDIAB2 2012, the third ‘Education and Patient Self-care’ focused diabetes data collection initiative conducted by the National Association of Diabetes Centres [NADC].


Requirements for the supervision of pathology laboratories (2007 Edition)

The National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council (NPAAC) was established in 1979 to consider and make recommendations to the Australian, state and territory governments on matters related to the accreditation of pathology laboratories and the introduction and maintenance of uniform standards of practice in pathology laboratories throughout Australia.


Additional information for the 2012-13 Report on the Operation of the Aged Care Act 1997

The information published in Table 43 on page 86 provides the number of residents from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds who are 70 years or over in residential care and home care. The following table provides figures for people from CALD backgrounds of all ages.


National practice standards for the mental health workforce 2013

These standards outline capabilities that all mental health professionals should achieve iin their work. They are intended to complement discipline-specific practice standards or competencies of the professions of nursing, occupational therapy, psychiatry, psychology and social work.


Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record System Operator: Annual Report 2012-2013

The Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) System Operator (Secretary of the Department of Health) has prepared an annual report for 2012-13 period in accordance with section 107 of the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Records Act 2012. The report includes information on the operation and security of the PCEHR system, the volume of registration and use of the system, activities undertaken by the System Operator and the operation of the advisory committees - the Jurisdictional Advisory Committee and the Independent Advisory Council.


Healthcare Identifiers Act and Service Review - Final Report - June 2013

Section 35 of the Healthcare Identifiers Act 2010 (HI Act) requires that an independent review of the Healthcare Identifiers (HI) legislation and HI Service is conducted after two years of operation. The review was conducted by Ms Joanna Kelly.

The aim of the review was to ensure that the HI Act provides the regulatory support to enable the HI Service to operate efficiently and support the sharing of clinical information in practice.


Requirements for Medical Pathology Services (First Edition 2013)

This document is intended to apply to all medical pathology testing.


2012-13 Report on the Operation of the Aged Care Act 1997

This report details the operation of Australia’s aged care system during the 2012-13 financial year and was tabled in Parliament on Thursday, 28 November 2013.


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