Aged Care Assessment Teams
List of links relating to ACATs
Information Sheet 3 - Community Aged Care Packages
Information sheet on Community Aged Care Packages are individually planned and coordinated packages of care tailored to help frail older Australians remain living in their own homes.
Information Sheet 4 - Extended Aged Care at Home (EACH) Packages
Information sheet on the Extended Aged Care at Home (EACH) Packages.
Information Sheet 25 - Extended Aged Care at Home Dementia (EACHD) Packages
Information sheet on the Extended Aged Care at Home Dementia (EACH) Packages.
ACFI - Aged Care Funding Instrument
The Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI) was implemented on 20 March 2008 as the means of allocating Australian Government subsidy to residential aged care providers.
Aged Care Australia website
Comprehensive and impartial information about aged care.
List of presentations relating to ACATs about eACCR
Bladder and Bowel Website
An initiative of the National Continence Management Strategy
National Public Toilet Map
Need to find a public toilet? Use the National Public Toilet Map to find a public toilet anywhere in Australia.
The National Aged Care Advocacy Program (NACAP) is a national program funded by the Australian Government under the Aged Care Act 1997. There is an Advocacy Service in each State and Territory that can help clients receiving Australian Government funded aged care services to exercise their rights.
State & Territory Public Guardianship Boards
Guardianship issues may arise during the course of an aged care assessment. To find out more about guardianship in your State or Territory, you may wish to contact the relevant agency listed here.
Commonwealth Carelink Centres are information centres for older people, people with disabilities and those who provide care and services. Centres provide free and confidential information on community aged care, disability and other support services available locally, interstate or anywhere within Australia.
Carers often need help and support and contact with an aged care assessment team on behalf of a loved one may be the first time a carer is recognised by Australia's aged care system. The information provided here may be useful for ACATs who come into contact with carers.