Vehicle and transport

Vehicle on site

Photograph of vehicle, registration, log book, service dates etc

General information

Current staff licenses for Queensland sighted

General Area

Windows, tracks, screens, air conditioners and curtains....other items

Fire and Evacuation information visible

First aid signs clearly visible

Lighting adequate and operational

Temperature is comfortable

Area is free from odours

Noise level is acceptable/adequately controlled

Ventilation is adequate

Stair treads in good condition

Handrails present, safe and secure

Electrical equipment tested, tagged and safe

Electrical switches/sockets in good condition

Furniture safe and undamaged

Photograph of room and area
Living areas and general items
Photograph of room and area

Curtains , furniture, mats , electrical items including remotes


Food and pantry supplies adequate

Gloves and personal protective equipment on site

Cleaning and laundry supplies adequate

Emergency kit complete and operational : working torch, batteries, globes, 2 liters water, first aid kit, matches, candles, food supplies for 2 to 3 days for all clients, continence aids and wipes.


Access and egress paths clear

First aid kit accessible

Fire fighting equipment easily accessible

Fire fighting equipment checked in last 6 months

Photograph of room and area

Drains (floor and sink) clear and free flowing

Taps free from drips


Fridge clean, good condition

Microwave clean and maintained

Oven/stove safe and clean

Area free from pests or evidence thereof

Cupboards and drawers

Photograph of room and area
Bedroom areas

Furniture, fittings and walls in good repair

Photograph of room and area

Seating available and safe

Mops, brooms and buckets stored appropriately

Tables safe and clean

Waste and cigarette butt bins available

Washing line safe and in good condition

Boundary fences safe and secure

Overhead structures safe and secure

Rubbish bins clean and appropriately stored

Photograph of room and area
Outdoor and BBQ area
Photograph of room and area

Cooking area clean and free from waste/rubbish

Area around BBQ free of grease

BBQ safe and in good condition

Gas supply secured to gad cooker/heater


Electrical equipment tested and tagged and current

Lighting operating as designed

Floor/area free from water and being wet

Filters to check : clothes dryer, air conditioner, range hood, vacuum cleaner, washing machine

Photograph of room and area
Garden areas and sheds
Photograph of room and area

Lawns mown

Garden rubbish in a safe area and minimal amount of debris

Unsafe garden areas clearly marked as out of bounds with danger tape

Staff cars parked in appropriate and discreet manner

Shed condition


Other comments

Staff on shift requested audit staff to sign in visitor book

Staff on shift introduced themselves by name and were professional and helpful

Office and administration

Unclaimed mail or other items of importance not death with.

Computer, fax and phone operating

Staff aware of how to order and replace fax ribbons

Medication sheets signed

Client progress books and records collected for previous month

Pool area
Photograph of area

Pool safe and operating including fencing and pumps

Sign Off
On site representative
Auditor's signature
Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.