Update to Residential Care Manual

Page last updated: 23 November 2016

This Information was distributed on 14 January 2014.

The Residential Care Manual has been updated to reflect the recent legislative amendments.

Dear aged care stakeholder,

The Residential Care Manual has been updated to reflect the recent legislative amendments for:

  • the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency;
  • the Homeless Supplement; and
  • the changes to pre-entry leave and extended hospital leave.

The manual will continue to be updated over the next 6 months as further legislative changes commence.

The updated manual is now available on The residential Care Manual website.

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Aged Care and Population Ageing Communications
Department of Social Services