Minimum standards for allied health interventions in Aged Care are needed to avert further neglect of older Australians

The Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN-ACC) is set to commence in October 2022, and aims to support residential aged care providers to boost the quantum of care delivered daily to resident to meet a new standard of 200 minutes per resident per day. While this includes a minimum 40 minutes per day with a registered nurse, no such benchmarks have been set for allied health services. Click here to read full media release.