Care minutes and 24/7 registered nurses in residential aged care

Residential aged care providers must provide residents with a minimum number of minutes of care per day, and have at least one registered nurse (RN) onsite and on duty at all times at each residential facility.

Care minutes

Read about the minimum care minutes requirement and how to report.

24/7 registered nurses

Read about the requirement for a residential facility to have an RN onsite and on duty at all times and how to report.

24/7 registered nurse supplement

Find out about the supplement to help approved providers employ extra RNs. 

Reporting assessments

See how we check the accuracy of the care time information providers send us.

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Resources

Care minutes target calculator

Residential aged care providers must calculate and deliver care minutes targets for their services. This tool can help providers perform this calculation.
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