Accreditation

Accreditation

Accreditation is independent recognition that an organisation, service, program or activity meets the requirements of defined criteria or standards.

Accreditation provides quality and performance assurance for owners, managers, staff, and patients.

Accreditation is independent recognition that an organisation, service, program or activity meets the requirements of defined criteria or standards.

What is Dental Practice Accreditation?

Fully Accredited Dental Practice

The accreditation of private dental practices’ is voluntary.

It involves the implementation the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards into existing quality systems. The NSQHS Standards were developed by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC) in 2011 to improve the quality of health service provision in Australia.

The Standards provide a nationally consistent statement of the level of care consumers should be able to expect from health services to which the Standards are applicable.

A commitment to safety and quality

Our team constantly considers your safety and works to ensure a high quality of service.

Protection of privacy

Measures are in place to securely store and protect your privacy, your information and data.

Feedback is welcome

Accreditation means this practice welcomes your feedback, in the interest of making things the best they can possibly be.

Access to information

You are our partner in healthcare. We strive to arm you with the information necessary to make informed decisions.

Protection of healthcare rights

At this practice you have the right to access care, to safety, to be shown respect, to be informed, to be involved in decision-making, to your privacy and to provide feedback.

Achievements of our practice

The process of achieving accreditation is voluntary for dental practices. We have invested in the process of reaching and maintaining the highest safety and quality standards.

Reliability of our team

Our team works together to look after you in all aspects of your dental care.

Confidence in your care

This dental practice has systems in place to continuously improve in everything we do.

Smile...so the world smiles with you

Smile Hawthorn

About Us

Smile Hawthorn is a modern family dental and orthodontic practice that provides comprehensive dental and specialist orthodontic services to the community.