4 Reasons Why Compliance Benchmarking Doesn’t Work

In recent years, compliance benchmarking has become very popular in heavily regulated industries such as banking, health and aged-care.  But how useful are these schemes, really? The truth is most organisations, particularly those in the service-sector, achieve compliance in totally different ways, so setting benchmarks based on industry-best-practice makes little sense. Furthermore, compliance benchmarking is subject to a number…

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FREE COVID-19 Checklist For Residential Care Providers

Compliance Master is offering Australian residential care facilities a FREE checklist template to help them proactively monitor and correct gaps in their COVID-19 systems and processes when they sign up to its cloud-based compliance assessment and continuous improvement software. The checklist covers the following aspects of a residential care facility’s COVID-19 prevention controls; Screening on Entry Outbreak Management Plan…

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Aged-care providers warned not to let down their COVID-19 defences

Leading aged-care professional Andrea Waring warns that residential aged-care providers must not let down their defences in response to the current low-levels of COVID-19 infection in Australia. Andrea stresses that aged-care residents will continue to remain at the highest end of the COVID-19 risk spectrum until the virus is completely eliminated or brought under control, which is still some…

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COVID-19 Crisis Highlights Need For Better Compliance Oversight Of Casualised Workforce

Premier Daniel Andrews believes Victoria’s second wave of COVID-19 outbreaks are linked to a workforce that is becoming more casualised or what he calls “the structural weakness in our economy … insecure work”. So why would the Premier say this and more importantly if its true what can governments and employers do to mitigate this risk going forward? To…

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New Aged-Care Regulations Expected to Cause Surge in Non-Compliances

At a recent Criterion Governance in Aged Care conference held in Sydney, Pam Christie, executive director, industry engagement and communications with the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission stated, “We do expect a spike in non-compliance, and that’s what everybody does expect.” Ms Christie then went on to qualify her statement by saying, “If it is an isolated incident…

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New Software Helps Aged-Care Providers Transition To Revised Quality Standards

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Compliance Master® today announced the released of its new software solution which is designed to help Australian aged-care providers transition to the revised quality standards.  Link The cloud-based software solution enables Australian aged-care providers to regularly assess and record evidence of their compliance with the government’s new aged-care quality standards; which come into effect on the 1st July’19.   As…

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