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ACCPA submission to the Star Ratings evaluation consultation

We note that the Australian Government introduced Star Ratings in December 2022 in response to recommendation 24 of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety (Royal Commission). The Royal Commission recommended the development of a Star Ratings system and publication of performance data on My Aged Care to ‘allow older people and their…

ACCPA Submission National Allied Health Workforce Strategy Draft Outline

ACCPA welcomes the development of the Strategy, which we believe has the potential to improve access to allied health services for older Australians living in residential aged care facilities and those in rural and remote areas. ACPPA notes that once developed, the Strategy will outline what steps are needed to ensure there are enough highly…

ACCPA Submission on the Strengthened Standards Guidance

ACCPA welcomes the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission’s (the Commission’s) extensive engagement with the aged care sector on the strengthened standards to date, including the Strengthened Quality Standards pilot. We also recognise the significant amount of work which has gone into preparing the suite of guidance resources which are currently being consulted on.