APPLICATIONS FOR ACCREDITATION AGAINST THE NADC DIABETES SERVICE STANDARDS ARE OPEN AS PER BELOW DATES:
***All previous accredited organisations will be notified by email of their current accreditation status and when they are due.
Attaining NADC Diabetes Service Accreditation is a highly sought after and respected symbol of quality diabetes care.
Undertaking NADC accreditation adds enormous value to the service and provides insights into improvements that can be made across a range of areas that will assist with the organisations other accreditation responsibilities be that against NSQHS or RACGP or others.
The NADC accreditation for diabetes services is the only accreditation of its kind to offer comprehensive diabetes-specific accreditation aimed at the improvement of quality and safety. The accreditation model is focused on a three-pronged approach combining governance, educational and clinical criteria. The objective of the NADC accreditation is to assist diabetes services to achieve quality patient care through improved governance, service structure, and improved educational and clinical services.
Accreditation is one tool in a range of strategies that can be used to improve safety and quality in a health-based organisation. It is a way of verifying:
The NADC accreditation also aims to lift the standard of service delivered by services across Australia in an effort to meet key goals under the National Diabetes Strategy. Namely, practices and procedures resulting in improved care, improved quality of life among people with diabetes, and a reduction in the prevalence of diabetes-related complications.
Due to the time, resources and administration costs associated with processing NADC accreditation applications we have introduced a small fee.
NADC Accreditation Application fees (effective 1st December 2022)
$320 for centre of excellence
$225 for tertiary care
$155 for secondary care
$125 for primary care
$365 for pharmacy
** International Accreditation – POA
We thank you for your understanding in this matter and look forward to working with you to accredit your diabetes centre
At the 2018 Australasian Diabetes Congress we heard about the benefits of accreditation from a primary, secondary and tertiary service as well as a centre of excellence. These presentations can be accessed below: