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    Self-assessment is an important part of the audit process. It provides you with an opportunity to evaluate your current performance against the applicable standards, review the results for care recipients, assess the effectiveness of any improvements and support processes for continuous quality improvement and risk management.

    Existing Standards

    For information on the self-assessment process, including details on when the information must be submitted to the Quality Agency please see relevant sections below:

    Note: Flexible care service delivering short-term restorative care services in a :

    New Aged Care Quality Standards

    Assessment and monitoring against the new Aged Care Quality Standards will commence on 1 July 2018. A Self-assessment tool for the new Aged Care Quality Standards is being developed and tested with approved providers, and will be made available before the end of the year. Please subscribe to the Quality Standard for regular updates.


    See our Qassist resources for a module on self-assessment.