Date published: 
3 May 2021
Type: 
Subscriber announcement
Intended audience: 
Health sector

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.