From 1 July 2019 all Commonwealth subsidised residential aged care providers are required to comply with the National Aged Care Mandatory Quality Indicator Program as outlined in the Aged Care Legislation Amendment (Quality Indicator Program) Principles 2019.
A new National Aged Care Mandatory Quality Indicator Program manual is available on the department’s website and includes:
• definitions for each quality indicator
• data collection methods
• submission requirements.
The first quality indicator data collection period is 1 July 2019 to 30 September 2019. Data is due to the department by 21 October 2019.