Aged care assessment programs

The Australian Government funds Regional Assessment Services (RAS) and Aged Care Assessment Teams (ACAT) to provide aged care assessment services. As an assessor, view our guides and resources to help you conduct and manage assessments in My Aged Care.

About the programs

How the RAS and ACAT programs work, who they're for, and how assessments are carried out.

Before you assess

What you need to do before conducting assessments, such as getting My Aged Care assessor portal access.

View guidance

View our guides, videos and resources on conducting assessments in the My Aged Care system.

Manage assessments

An overview of the assessment process and the My Aged Care resources you can refer to at each step.

My Aged Care assessor portal

Use the assessor portal to manage referrals for assessment, record assessment details, and manage client information such as support plans and referrals to services.

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My Aged Care Assessment Manual

This manual is for RAS and ACAT assessors. Find out how to use good practices when assessing older people’s support needs and their eligibility for Australian Government–subsidised aged care services.

View the manual

Latest resources

Latest resources

Integrated Assessment Tool (IAT) User Guide

This guide is for Regional Assessment Services (RAS) and Aged Care Assessment Teams (ACATs). It outlines the information you must consider and record when conducting home support assessments and comprehensive assessments using the Integrated Assessment Tool (IAT).

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.
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