Report on the Outcome of Public Consultation on the Serious Incident Response Scheme for Commonwealth Funded Residential Aged Care

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Publication date: 
November 2019
Last updated: 
7 February 2020
Publication type: 
Intended audience: 
General public

This report outlines:

  • the profile of respondents
  • the existing compulsory reporting requirements
  • key themes emerging from the consultation
  • feedback regarding the proposed definitions for a SIRS in residential aged care
  • general feedback on reporting, record keeping and enforcement
  • other issues raised by stakeholders
  • next steps.