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This instrument amends the Accountability Principles 2014 and the Records Principles 2014 to expand the National Aged Care Mandatory Quality Indicator Program by mandating quarterly reporting by approved providers of residential aged care on additional quality indicators from 1 April 2023.
Administered by: Health and Aged Care
Registered 17 Nov 2022
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR21-Nov-2022
Tabled Senate21-Nov-2022
To be repealed 02 Apr 2023
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Aged Care Legislation Amendment (Quality Indicator Program) Principles 2022

I, Anika Wells, Minister for Aged Care, make the following principles.

Dated   10 November 2022

Anika Wells

Minister for Aged Care

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Accountability Principles 2014                                                                                                          2

Records Principles 2014                                                                                                                      2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Aged Care Legislation Amendment (Quality Indicator Program) Principles 2022.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

1 April 2023.

1 April 2023

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Aged Care Act 1997.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

 

Accountability Principles 2014

1  Section 4 (definition of National Aged Care Mandatory Quality Indicator Program Manual)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

National Aged Care Mandatory Quality Indicator Program Manual means the National Aged Care Mandatory Quality Indicator Program Manual 3.0—Part A, published on the Department’s website, as existing at the start of 1 April 2023.

2  Paragraph 26(b)

Omit “in accordance with the National Aged Care Mandatory Quality Indicator Program Manual as existing before 1 July 2021)”, substitute “before 1 April 2023 in accordance with previous versions of the National Aged Care Mandatory Quality Indicator Program Manual)”.

Records Principles 2014

3  Section 4 (definition of National Aged Care Mandatory Quality Indicator Program Manual)

Repeal the definition, substitute:

National Aged Care Mandatory Quality Indicator Program Manual means the National Aged Care Mandatory Quality Indicator Program Manual 3.0—Part A, published on the Department’s website, as existing at the start of 1 April 2023.