A quality vision for aged care

This booklet outlines the Aged Care Sector Committee's quality vision for aged care. This vision helps aged care service providers to deliver services that enhance the quality of life and quality of care for senior Australians.

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A quality vision for aged care

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This booklet explains why quality in aged care is important and outlines the core principles that support this vision for quality. It defines the characteristics of quality in aged care and shows how each of the 8 characteristics complements the Charter of Aged Care Rights and the Aged Care Quality Standards.

The 8 essential characteristics of quality in aged care:

  • safe
  • effective
  • caring
  • inclusive
  • transparent
  • accessible
  • responsive
  • well-led
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