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    Understanding accreditation

    A practical toolkit for homes course

    Course aim - key participant skills takeaway

    This two day industry focused course aims to provide participants from residential aged care homes with an introduction to the aged care regulatory framework, accreditation standards, audit process principles and methodology. Participants will develop skills to critically review and contribute to the continuous improvement of their organisation’s provision of care and services and to demonstrate performance against the Accreditation Standards.

    This course includes a pre-course learning module to complete prior to attending. 

    Learning outcomes

    Through active participation in this course participants will be able to:

    • Outline the relevant aged care regulatory framework underpinning residential aged care accreditation.
    • Describe a quality focus in aged care and outcomes for consumers.
    • Outline the Accreditation Standards, expected outcomes and linkages.
    • Describe the Quality Agency’s audit principles and methodology.
    • Contribute effectively to an organisation’s quality management, continuous improvement and risk management systems.
    • Use the self-assessment process to gather and analyse information to evidence performance or identify opportunities for improvement.

    Target audience

    This course has been developed for those who want to gain a better understanding of accreditation, demonstrating performance against the Accreditation Standards and improving the quality of care and service delivery within their homes.

    It is targeted at senior leaders, managers and decision makers in residential aged care homes / organisations including

    • Care  / unit  / facility managers
    • Registered nurses
    • Quality managers and coordinators
    • Educators and trainers
    • Services Managers
    • Supervisors and team leaders


    Two days 


    Per participant - $572 (includes GST) 

    Click on the date of the course you wish to enrol in below, and you will be redirected to the relevant registration page

    18-19 October 2017 Brisbane, QLD
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    8-9 November 2017 Wembley, WA
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    14-15 November 2017 Brisbane, QLD
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    14-15 November 2017 Adelaide, SA
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    22-23 November 2017 Parramatta, NSW
    Reached maximum numbers
    28-29 November 2017 Box Hill, VIC
    Reached maximum numbers
    13-14 February 2018 Brisbane, QLD
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    13-14 February 2018 Box Hill, VIC
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    13-14 February 2018 Parramatta, NSW
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    27-28 February 2018 Osborne Park, WA
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    15-16 March 2018 Adelaide, SA
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    Registration and Payment

    Click on your preferred date and location from above, and follow the prompts to book online.

    Want us to come to you?

    Organisational-direct - $5280 (includes GST) for 8-16 participants in your home. Additional travel and accommodation expenses apply for outside metropolitan areas.

    Our organisation direct programs offer you added convenience, flexibility, team building and relevance. They will also save you money. With a maximum of 16 participants you will save around $3872 on registration costs. Let us come to you. More information on organisation-direct education. Fill out an expression of interest.

    Enquires - 1800 728 589 or email