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National Standards - NSQHS, EQuIP, Aged Care and Community Common Care Standards 

 

National Safety and Quality Health Service Standards (NSQHS Standards)

  • Click here to go to Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC) 
  • Click here to access full NSQHS document
Documentation pertaining to each standard

1. Governance for Safety and Quality in Health Service Organisations 

2. Partnering with Consumers

3. Preventing and Controlling Healthcare Associated Infections

4. Medication Safety

5. Patient Identification and Procedure Matching

6. Clinical Handover

7. Blood and Blood Products

8. Preventing and Managing Pressure Injuries

9. Recognising and Responding to Clnical Deterioration in Acute Health Care

10. Preventing Falls and Harm from Falls

 

EQuIP National Standards

  • Click here to go to Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS)
  • Click here to access full EQuIP document
Documentation pertaining to each standard

11. Service Delivery

12. Provision of Care

13. Workforce Planning and Management

14. Information Management

15. Corporate Systems and Safety

 

Aged Care Standards

  • Click here to go to the Aged Care Standards and Accreditiation Agency Ltd.
  • Click here to access the full Aged Care Accreditation document
Documentation pertaining to each standard

1. Management systems, staffing and organisational development

2. Health and personal care

3. Resident lifestyle

4. Physical environment and safe systems

 

Community Common Care Standards

  • Click here to go to the Australian Government - Department of Health and Ageing
  • Click here to access the full Community Common Care Standards Guide
Documentation pertaining to each standard

1. Effective Management

2. Appropriate Access and Service Delivery

3. Service User Rights and Responsibilities