Member consultation

ACQA has been invited to attend an inquiry into the Aged Care Amendment (Staffing Ratio Disclosure) Bill 2018 at Parliament House, Canberra on Friday 26th October. 

On behalf of ACQA, Gail Harding and Matt Kowald will be making a submission representing our memberships’ opinion and relaying the impact this will have on their organisations.
 
Member input is sought formally via this survey, or informally via email to gail@acqa.org.au and/or matt@acqa.org.au.
 
Please read the proposed amendments and complete the survey below. 
  1. Aged Care Amendment (Staff Ratio Disclosure) Bill 2018
  2. Explanatory Memorandum
The survey will remain open for 7 days. We appreciate your input.

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* 1. How long do you estimate that it will take you to gather and report the required information on a quarterly basis?

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* 2. Is the staff classification in the amendment to 9-3C (5) an accurate representation of the way your service classifies staff?

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* 3. Are you able to separate staff responsible for delivery of care from those allocated to management, quality and/or administrative functions?

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* 4. What are the main challenges in implementing the legislation?

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* 5. How could the amendments to the legislation be improved?

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* 6. What other factors do you believe impact on the quality of care of consumers other than staffing ratios?

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* 7. Do you have another other thoughts/questions/comments for consideration?

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* 8. If you are happy to be contacted by an ACQA representative to discuss your answers further, please provide you contact information below. Your details below will not be referenced in any submission.

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