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New Quality Standards - Legal, Governance and Risk Management: Understanding What Policies and Strategies to Implement to Meet Obligations in Home Care

On 19 March 2019, Jessica Kinny from Kinny Legal presented on the following topics:

  1. The key standards directly affecting governance, legal and compliance requirements

  2. The potential impact of the new standards on approaches to governance structures and systems in home care

  3. Managing client choice versus risk under the new standards – including to what extent should you accommodate requests, developing risk management plans and understanding disclaimers

  4. Recommended potential changes to governance systems in home care to meet requirements

The potential negative impacts and “side-effects” and how to deal with these.

Did you miss out on the presentation?

Click here to download a copy of the presentation slides.

Do you need help navigating the new Aged Care Quality Standards?

We’ve also released checklists to assist you in implementing the policies, procedures, training and systems needed to comply with Standards 1, 6 and 8.

We are experts in aged care legal compliance, and would be happy to assist you

Contact Jessica Kinny on 02 9199 4563 or by email at jessicakinny@kinnylegal.com to find out how we can help.


This blog post does not constitute legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. It is a general commentary on matters that may be of interest to you.  Formal legal or other professional advice should be sought before acting or relying on any matter arising from this communication.