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    Preparing for the new Standards

    We invite you to join us at the Preparing for the new Standards events in 2019.

    The aged care sector is going through a period of significant change. A key aspect of the reforms is the introduction of the new Aged Care Quality Standards. These standards will come into effect on 1 July 2019 and will strengthen the focus on quality outcomes for the consumer.

    Our one-day ‘Preparing for the new Standards’ events have been designed to provide practical support to aged care providers to assist with preparing for the new Standards.

    The program will include plenary sessions and a workshop that will focus on the practical implementation of the Standards by encouraging providers to:

    • think about how the new Standards will influence their organisation’s culture and inform their practices;
    • consider ways to enhance consumer focus and engagement to improve consumer outcomes;
    • measure and evaluate activities/processes to ensure they can demonstrate performance against the Standards; and
    • identify opportunities for improvement and innovation. 

    These events will be specifically targeted at aged care services providers and senior staff to support them during the second half of the transition year. These may include

    • Approved Providers
    • Chief Executive Officers
    • Board Members
    • Directors of Care
    • Education and Quality Managers
    • Health Professionals
    • Allied Health Professionals

    Register now for the Preparing for the new Standards event in your state:

    Date/sVenue

    For more information 
    and to register

    Thursday, 14 February 2019 Novotel Langley                 
    221 Adelaide Terrace, Perth WA
    Register
    Wednesday, 27 February 2019 Stamford Plaza             
    150 North Terrace, Adelaide SA
    Register
    Wednesday, 6 March 2019  Novotel Sydney Parramatta
    350 Church Street, Parramatta NSW
    Register
    Thursday, 14 March 2019 The Grange       
    Commonwealth Lane, Campbell Town TAS
    Register
    Wednesday, 27 March 2019 Jasper Hotel
    489 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne Vic
    Register
    Wednesday, 3 April 2019 Mercure
    85 - 87 North Quay, Brisbane QLD
    Register

    A two-day Darwin event will also be held during May. This event is targeted specifically for rural and remote services. Registrations for the Darwin event will open in the New Year. Relevant services will be contacted directly with information about the Darwin event including how they can register.