acia have developed a suite of guidelines that help guide best practice in the community services industry.
As part of acia’s commitment to appropriate and effective governance and quality of care, acia have developed as suite of guidelines that helps guide best practice in the community services industry.
The purpose and intent of the guidelines are described in: ACIA 001 – Guideline Development and Review It is recommended that people read this document prior to using these guidelines.
Guideline Development and Review
Provision of Paid Community Supports and Nursing in the Community
Administration of Oral Medication in the Community by Support Workers
Administration of Non-Oral and Non-Injectable Medication in the Community by Support Workers
Provision of Bowel Care by Support Workers
Driving a participant – carer or funders motor vehicle while delivering a community support or service
Use of a Support Workers Private Motor Vehicle for Transporting Participants
Police Record Checks
Use of ACIS Logo
Subcutaneous Injections in the Community by Support Workers
Use of the ACIA Member Logo
Communication between Service Providers and Therapist
Provision of catheter care by Support Workers in the community
Maintenance of Skin Integrity by Support Workers in the Community
Provision of Bariatric Care by Support Workers in the Community
Balancing Duty of Care and Dignity of Risk
Discontinuation of Services
Responding to Adverse Events
Statement on Quality of Service Delivery and Requirements of Membership
Guideline for Funding of Support Worker Training Programs
Protection of Participant Belongings Money and Household Items – Responsibilities
Procedure for ACIS Certification Transfer
Procedure for the Management of a Serious Event Incident Complaint of an ACIS Certified Provider or ACIA Member
ACIA progressively develops guidelines to improve sector capacity and service delivery in consultation with its members and other stakeholders.