The department actively supports public health services to provide safe, high-quality care to older people living in public sector residential aged care services (PSRACS).
Positive resident experiences, health and wellbeing is promoted through care that is person-centred, safe, effective and integrated.
The department’s approach to safety and quality in PSRACS is driven through applied research, resource development and partnerships with the sector.
The outcomes of the PSRACS safety and quality program are available for use by the broader residential aged care sector.
Workforce training and development resources are currently under review.
Beyond Compliance is a foundational policy for the quality work being undertaken in Victorian public sector residential aged care services.
Strengthening governance in PSRACS
The department actively support effective governance of public sector residential aged care services.
Improving resident care in PSRACS
The department provides resources to improve care provided to older Victorians living in public sector residential aged care services.
Participating with consumers
Residents of aged care services, and their families and carers, need quality health information to help them participate in making decisions about their health.
Reviewed 31 October 2023