Resources for aged care assessors

A list of resources – including guides, fact sheets and other publications – for aged care assessors.

Resources

My Aged Care Assessment Manual

This manual is for Regional Assessment Services (RAS) and Aged Care Assessment Teams (ACAT). It guides assessors on using good practices in the assessment of older people’s support needs and their eligibility for Australian Government–subsidised aged care services.

My Aged Care – Sideloading of apps for myAssessor and AN-ACC

This document explains how to manually download the myAssessor and Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN-ACC) apps on a Windows device using an installation file (known as sideloading), outside of the app store process.

My Aged Care – Key Terms

This document lists and defines key terms used in My Aged Care to help assessors, service providers, and hospital staff.

myAssessor app – sideloading files

Aged care assessment organisations can distribute the myAssessor installation files so their staff can manually install (sideload) the myAssessor app on a Windows device.

Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN-ACC) app – sideloading files

Aged care assessment organisations can distribute the Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN-ACC) installation files so their staff can manually install (sideload) the AN-ACC app on a Windows device.

myAssessor app

Aged care assessors can use this app to conduct assessments when there is no internet access. Download client information beforehand from the assessor portal and upload the assessment information when you’re back in the office. The app is designed for tablet devices.

Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN-ACC) app

Aged care assessors can use this app to conduct residential aged care funding assessments as part of scheduled visits at Australian Government–funded residential aged care facilities.

My Aged Care assessor portal

Aged care assessors must use this portal to manage referrals, assessments and support plans.
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