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The Aged Care Voluntary Industry Code of Practice Explained

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In early February 2021, the Aged Care Workforce Industry Council launched The Aged Care Voluntary Industry Code of Practice. The aim of this code of conduct is to promote accountability, continuous improvement and the delivery of aged care that upholds the rights and needs of older Australians.

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In early February 2021, the Aged Care Workforce Industry Council launched The Aged Care Voluntary Industry Code of Practice, which has been in development since 2018. The Code was the central recommendation made by The Aged Care Workforce Taskforce in the 2018 A Matter of Care report, which proposed 14 strategic actions to support Australia’s aged care workforce. The aim of this industry-led code of conduct is to promote accountability, continuous improvement and the delivery of aged care that upholds the rights and needs of older Australians.

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