Community Care Common Standards
The Australian Department of Health and Ageing has developed the Community Care Common Standards to be applied to range of Community Care services – including in home care.
The Standards are made up of three Standards and 18 expected outcomes relating to those Standards.
Each of the Standards includes a principle that summarises the intent of that Standard.
The three Standards are:
- Effective Management
- Appropriate Access and Service Delivery
- Service User Rights and Responsibilities.
Each of the 18 expected outcomes relating to the Standards includes the following information:
Bannister In Home Care has adopted the Community Care Common Standards in the development of all of our in home care services.
Here is a selection of fact sheets that we consider relevant to the people we provide Dementia care services to.
They were put together by the good people at Alzheimer’s Australia who also run the National Dementia Helpline on 1800 100 500.
Advocacy, Advocate Support and Complaints
NSW Trustee and Guardian
NSW Trustee & Guardian’s role is to act as an independent and impartial Executor, Administrator, Attorney and Trustee for the people of NSW and provide direct financial management services and authorisation and direction to private financial managers.
Ph: 1300 364 103
Private Guardian Support Unit – PGSU
The Private Guardian Support Unit (PGSU) provides a free and confidential service to assist legally appointed guardians in their role.
Phone 02 8688 6060
The Aged Care Rights Service
TARS is a community legal centre that protects the rights of older people. They provide telephone advice, advocacy, legal advice and educational services.
Ph: 1800 424 079