Home and community support sector Standard – draft Standard available for comment
Issue 32 – October 2011
The draft Home and community support sector Standard DZ 8158 (a revision of NZS 8158:2003) is available for public comment until 4 November 2011. The revision of NZS 8158 was driven by a desire to continually improve the quality of home support services. Since NZS 8158 was first published in 2003 there have been considerable changes in home support services and how they are provided. Home and community staff and agencies now perform more complex tasks and carry a higher degree of expertise and responsibility.
DRAFT STANDARD FOR COMMENT
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DZ 8158 Home and community support sector Standard
STANDARD IN DEVELOPMENT
Home and community support services Standard
Project manager: Robyn Fitzgerald
Estimated Publication Date: March 2012
Comments: The latest draft of the revised NZS 8158 Home and community support services Standard was released for public comment on 8 September. The closing date for all submissions is 4 November 2011.