The Commission has released some updates to ‘Guidance and Resources for Providers to support the Aged Care Quality Standards’.
New content added to:
Standard 1 – Purpose and scope of the Standards:
“They are also expected to be responsive, inclusive and sensitive to consumers who are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander. The consumer defines their own identity and this should be respected and not questioned.”
Standard 3 – Requirement (3) (d):
Inclusion of “changes” or deterioration in the health or function of a consumer.