The New Australian Retirement Village Accreditation Scheme
A step forward for potential residents…
ARVAS, the new, unified accreditation scheme for retirement community owners and operators, is now open for business. The standards were formulated following the consideration and evaluation of feedback received from industry and stakeholders. The accreditation is designed to be supported by the Retirement Living Code of Conduct, forming a new and robust quality framework for the operation of retirement communities.
Who is ARVAS?
ARVAS is co-owned by two organisations representing the retirement living sector, the Property Council of Australia, and Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) and operated on their behalf by Quality Innovation Performance (QIP), an experienced not-for-profit provider of independent accreditation services.
Ben Myers, Executive Director – Retirement Living at the Property Council, said ARVAS has been designed to reflect current and future retirement village resident expectations.