Ac­cred­i­ta­tion suc­cess for For­est View

Isis Town and Country - - News -

FOR­EST View Childers board direc­tors, CEO, staff and res­i­dents cel­e­brated this week after re­ceiv­ing news that the aged care fa­cil­ity has been awarded max­i­mum ac­cred­i­ta­tion for a three-year term un­til Septem­ber 2017.

The aged care fa­cil­ity un­der­went ac­cred­i­ta­tion in July against 44 Aged Care Stan­dards and was com­pli­ant in all stan­dards.

Res­i­dents and their fam­i­lies were in­volved in the process by be­ing in­ter­viewed by the ac­cred­i­tors.

Stan­dards such as hu­man re­source man­age­ment, qual­ity im­prove­ment, clin­i­cal care, res­i­dent life­style and phys­i­cal en­vi­ron­ment safe sys­tems were as­sessed dur­ing the process.

This has been a busy year for For­est View with their Re­tire­ment Vil­lage also re­ceiv­ing full ac­cred­i­ta­tion in April this year.

A qual­ity re­port­ing process for the Com­mu­nity Care Pro­gram will be un­der­taken at the end of Novem­ber.

PHOTO: MIKE KNOTT BUN080914ACC1

FOR­EST VIEW CHILDERS: (From left) Mandy Brown, Carla Nixon, Ann Ha­mann, Elsie Voight, Del Haaksma, Melinda Lowien, Jean Mitchell, Tanya Hig­gins and Jenny Nixon hold the ac­cred­i­ta­tion cer­tifi­cate.

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