Certification
& standards

With the right people undertaking your assessment/evaluation within a systematic 
and internationally recognised framework, you 
can have confidence in the robustness of our processes. You can also be proud to achieve a 
DAA Group accreditation or certification – a sought-after mark of quality, distinction and care.

 

 

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The DAA Group offers three streams of certification or accreditation:

 

 

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Standards for assessment include:

 

 NZS 8134:2008 Health and Disability Services Standards, incorporating:
  NZS 8134.1:2008 Health and Disability Services (Core) Standards
  NZS 8134.2:2008 Health and Disability Services (Restraint Minimisation and Safe Practice) Standards
  NZS 8134.3:2008 Health and Disability Services (Infection Prevention and Control) Standards

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Standards for certification include, 
but are not limited to:

 AS/NZS ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Systems requirements (non accredited)
 NZS 8158:2012 Home and Community Support Sector Standards
 NZS 8151:2004 Accident and Medical Clinics Standard
 NZS 8164:2005 Day-Stay Surgery and Procedures Standard
 NZS 8156:2008 Ambulance Service Sector Standard
 NZS 8171:2005 Allied Health Services Sector Standard
 NZS 8165:2005 Rooms/Office Based Surgery and Procedures Standard
 NZS 8134:2008 Health and Disability Services Standards (for non MoH certificated services)
 Retirement Villages Code of Practice
  Dementia Friendly Recognition Programme

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Standards for accreditation include:

 

 EQuIP Full
 EQuIP Corporate
 EQuIP for Day Hospitals

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The DAA Group will help you to make the right choice for assessment to standards that meet your organisation’s requirement.
 
If your organisation selects two or more standards, these will be managed concurrently where possible, to ensure a cost effective approach for you. 


Standards for each of the above are available from DAA Group or Standards New Zealand. Standards New Zealand produces a range of guidelines and workbooks to help identify risk, quality management improvements and safety issues. Contact Standards New Zealand on 0800 735 656, or email info@standards.co.nz