From 1 July 2021, residential aged care providers will be required to collect and report on new quality indicators under the National Aged Care Mandatory Quality Indicator Program (QI Program):
- pressure injuries
- physical restraint
- unplanned weight loss
- falls and major injury
- medication management
The QI Program Manual 2.0 – Part A is now available on the department’s website.
The Manual includes new quality indicator definitions, collection and reporting requirements for the QI Program from 1 July 2021.