Davis Langdon provides specialist consultancy services for the Aged Care property industry, focused on development, compliance and improvement opportunities; together with assisting the industry to meet its compliance requirements under the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing Certification Instrument November 1999.
Our services are broad and cover many disciplines, but are collectively directed to assisting industry property owners to better understand their risks and to identify and manage best outcomes. Our services are summarised as follows:
Pre-Assessment Audit Services & Review Services
Undertake inspection & evaluation of all Aged Care buildings against the Commonwealth Government certification instrument, including a gap analysis with strategy for upgrade to meet requirements. Undertake certification instrument assessment and review on new projects, working with the design team from concept planning, to pre-construction and assists throughout the construction stages of new build projects.
Building Code of Australia Advice
In relation to the redevelopment or purchase of existing Aged Care buildings, and as part of the pre-purchase due diligence, advise on all aspects of BCA compliance including compliance and maintenance of essential services.
Redevelopment Feasibility Studies
Including highest and best use studies that account for current and projected supply and demand market assessments, compile feasibility studies covering redevelopment of new build options.
Occupational Health & Safety Assessments
Assessment of buildings and surroundings for OH&S risks against regulatory and best practice requirements with remedial recommendations. Review of OH&S business management systems and their application for adequacy and compliance with improvement recommendations.
Capital works planning and implementation.
Capital works cost planning and control.
Identification and management of all environmental risks.