Residential aged care resources
A list of resources — including guides, fact sheets and other publications — for residential aged care providers.
- 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).
- 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.
- 3 July 2018Guideline
This guide provides information about the 2018–19 ACAR, including eligibility, how to complete the application forms, and the assessment process.
- 1 February 2018Infographic
This diagram shows the key steps that providers should follow when providing residential care. It provides links, where available, to further guidance information.
- 17 October 2017Fact Sheet
This checklist is for providers of residential aged care. It has what to do before and during a heatwave.Part of a collection: Caring for Older People in Warmer Weather
- 1 June 2017Report
This review recommends changes to ACFI to bring the tool in line with modern care practices and reduce bias in the assessment process.
- 30 March 2017Form
Approved aged care providers use this form to apply to vary the conditions of allocation of operational, or unused residential and flexible, places.
- 6 March 2017Form
Approved aged care providers use this form to notify the Secretary of the Department of Health of your intention to transfer residential or flexible aged care places.
- 6 March 2017Form
Approved aged care providers use this form to report on progress towards being in a position to provide care in respect of provisionally allocated residential care places.
- 9 December 2016Form
Approved aged care providers use this pack to conduct ACFI appraisals and reappraisals.
- 8 December 2016Guideline
Approved aged care providers use this assessment pack to conduct ACFI appraisals and reappraisals. This pack includes guidelines for assessments
and copies of assessment tools.
- 1 September 2016Guideline
Approved aged care providers should read this guide before submitting an application to combine residential care services or Home Care Package services.
- 1 May 2016Guideline
This guide is intended to provide general information about aged care places management.
- 1 July 2014Guideline
An information booklet on fees for Home Care Packages and residential aged care, for people entering care from 1 July 2014.
- 8 June 2014Brochure
A set of fact sheets to assist residential aged care providers in making decisions about the prevention and control of influenza. They form part of the Influ-Info – Influenza Kit for Residential Aged Care.