- 11 February 2020Guideline
These guiding principles promote the safe, quality use of medicines and medication management in your aged care home. They are based on evidence and advice from experts, providers and users of medicines in health and aged care services.
- 7 February 2020Report
This report details outcomes from public consultation on the finer details of the operation of a Serious Incident Response Scheme (SIRS).
- 7 February 2020Guideline
This schedule applies to residential and home care recipients who first entered care before 1 July 2014 and have not chosen to be covered by the 1 July 2014 fee arrangements. It includes basic daily fees, income-tested fees, and rates and charges that apply to residents.
- 4 February 2020Fact Sheet
This information is for aged care providers. It supplements the ACFI user guide and helps providers to complete the ACFI assessment.Part of a collection: Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI) Resources
- 24 January 2020Report
This document provides general feedback for residential aged care places and capital grant applicants.
- 22 January 2020Fact Sheet
This fact sheet for prescribers contains a list of available information and resources about prescribing psychotropic medications to people in aged care.
- 3 January 2020Dataset
This spreadsheet shows the priorities and focus for the 2018–19 ACAR. It includes special needs groups and key issues for each Statistical Area Level 3 (SA3) in each state and territory. It also includes the category of priority, from 1 for highest priority to 6 for lowest priority.
- 1 January 2020Guideline
This schedule applies to residential and home care recipients who first entered care on or after 1 July 2014. It also applies to those who entered care before this date and have chosen to be covered by the 1 July 2014 arrangements.
- 22 December 2019Report
These reports have tables with reviews and review outcomes by state and ACFI question for the quarter, and upgrade and downgrade rates by state and question for the quarter.
- 19 December 2019Fact Sheet
These schemes for the viability supplement apply to some older residential aged care services.
- 19 December 2019Fact Sheet
This fact sheet is for residential aged care providers. Follow the steps to work out the number of points for your service under the 2017 scheme, to see whether you're eligible for the viability supplement.
- 18 December 2019Government response to inquiry
Australian Government response to the House of Representatives’ Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport's Inquiry into the Quality of Care in Residential Aged Care Facilities in Australia.
- 9 December 2019Fact Sheet
The trial of the AN-ACC residential aged care assessment tool started in November 2019. This fact sheet provides an overview of the trial.
- 24 October 2019Guideline
This document provides guidance to residential aged care service providers on collecting and reporting quality indicator data.
- 30 September 2019Report
Read the latest ACFI monthly monitoring reports. These reports track the monthly growth in ACFI subsidies compared with estimates.
- 22 May 2019Form
Residential aged care providers can apply for an extension to the timeframe to sign an accommodation agreement using this form.
- 13 May 2019Guideline
Residential aged care providers use these guidelines to find out whether they're eligible for the higher accommodation supplement and to apply.
- 11 March 2019Report
We used this paper as part of our 2019 consultation to seek feedback from the residential aged care sector and broader community.
- 2 March 2019Report
This document lists the allocations made to successful applicants in the 2018–19 Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR). They are listed by state and territory, region and Statistical Area Level 3 (SA3).
- 11 February 2019Fact Sheet
This fact sheet is for general practitioners. It provides an overview of the National Aged Care Mandatory Quality Indicator Program and your role as a GP.
- 1 February 2019Report
RUCS was a national study that looked into the needs, costs and classification of residential aged care. The RUCS reports describe the key parts of the study including a proposed new assessment and funding model called Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN-ACC).
- 30 July 2018Guideline
This document provides background on aged care in Australia and answers to common questions about applying for the 2018–19 ACAR.
22 January 2020