Field           Community and Social Services


Revision of Older Persons' Health and Wellbeing unit standards





Health, Disability, and Aged Support

Older Persons' Health and Wellbeing

23920, 23921, 32416


Toitū te Waiora Community, Health, Education, and Social Services Workforce Development Council has completed the revision of the unit standards listed above.


Date new versions published                                                               June 2022


Planned review date (no change)                                                         December 2026




The revision of unit standards 23920, 23921 and 32416 was needed as these three standards have a ‘must’ statement referring to expired Standards NZ standards.


Main changes


·      Guidance Information was updated to refer to NZS 8134:2021 Ngā Paerewa Health and Disability Services Standard, which has replaced the following expired standards:

-            NZS 8134.0:2008 Health and Disability Services (General) Standard;

-            NZS 8134.1:2008 Health and Disability Services (Core) Standards;

-            NZS 8134.2:2008 Health and Disability Services (Restraint Minimisation and Safe Practice) Standards.