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Required: For providers with more than 2 hospital level and 3 rest home level beds, regulation requires Certification to the Health and Disability Services Standard NZS8134. The MoH award the Certification and make decisions about the length of Certification including surveillance requirements.
Choice: Additionally, to stretch your organisation and focus on improvement, the EQuiP Accreditation can be useful. The period of Accreditation would align with the MoH Certification timeframes.
Note: these can be completed together as a dual event.
To view the general audit process please click here
To view the EQuiP accreditation process please click here