Health and Disability Services (Safety) Standards Notice 2008

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Health and Disability Services (Safety) Standards Notice 2008

Pursuant to sections 13 and 14(2) of the Health and Disability Services (Safety) Act 2001, the Minister of Health gives the following notice.

Notice

1 Title
  • This notice is the Health and Disability Services (Safety) Standards Notice 2008.

2 Commencement
  • This notice comes into force on 1 June 2009.

3 Standards for providing hospital care, residential disability care, and rest home care approved
  • This notice approves for providing hospital care, residential disability care, and rest home care Health and Disability Services Standards NZS 8134:2008, comprising—

    • (a) Health and Disability Services (General) Standard, NZS 8134.0:2008:

    • (b) Health and Disability Services (Core) Standards, NZS 8134.1:2008:

    • (c) Health and Disability Services (Restraint Minimisation and Safe Practice) Standards, NZS 8134.2:2008:

    • (d) Health and Disability Services (Infection Prevention and Control) Standards, NZS 8134.3:2008.

4 Revocations

Dated at Wellington this 26th day of September 2008.

David Cunliffe,
Minister of Health.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the notice, but is intended to indicate its general effect.

This notice, which comes into force on 1 June 2009, approves new standards for providing hospital care, residential disability care, and rest home care.

The notice revokes—


Issued under the authority of the Acts and Regulations Publication Act 1989.

Date of notification in Gazette: 2 October 2008.

This notice is administered by the Ministry of Health.