Responsibilities as at 1st December 2020
On December 1st 2020, Residential Aged Care (RAC) providers delivering services to National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants in their facilities will become NDIS registered providers. This means that Residential Aged Care providers supporting NDIS participants will be required to meet the obligations of the NDIS Act and NDIS (Provider Registration and Practice Standards) Rules 2018, in relation to the NDIS participants they support.
It is important to note regulatory requirements relating to aged care residents (that is, residents that are not NDIS participants) do not change and continue to be regulated only through the Aged Care Act 1997.
The requirements are below: