Residential aged care resources

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

Resources

Frequently asked questions – How to access and use the COVID-19 Support Portal

This document provides answers to frequently asked questions for residential aged care providers to access and use the COVID-19 Support Portal. Residential aged care services should report to the Commonwealth on COVID-19 outbreaks or exposures through this portal.

AN-ACC assessments dashboard

This dashboard provides users with information on the progress of AN-ACC assessments.

What is AN-ACC Class 1 (Admit for Palliative Care)?

This fact sheet explains the separate funding class for individuals who enter residential care for the purpose of receiving palliative care.

Fact sheet for residents and families on COVID-19 Vaccination and Antivirals

Information on COVID-19 Vaccination and Antiviral treatments for residents living in aged care homes and their families.

Long Form – Specialised Homeless Status – Care Recipient Assessment

This form privacy notice should be used by residential aged services that are seeking, or that have been approved, to receive the Specialised Homeless base care tariff under the Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN-ACC) funding model.

Specialised homeless status approved provider application form

This form should be used by approved providers of residential care to apply for Specialised Homeless status for a service under the Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN ACC) funding model.

Specialised homeless base care tariff care recipient assessment form

This form should be used by residential aged services that are seeking, or that have been approved, to receive the Specialised Homeless base care tariff under the Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN-ACC) funding model.

Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN ACC) – Specialised status guide for residential aged care approved providers

The guide provides information to approved providers on the AN-ACC funding model in relation to specialised status.

Specialised Aboriginal and Torres strait Islander status approved provider application form

This form should be used by approved providers of residential care to apply for Specialised Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status for a service under the Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN ACC) funding model.

Base interest rate (BIR) and maximum permissible interest rate (MPIR) for residential aged care

View the current and previous BIR and MPIR for residential aged care. Find out which rate to use to calculate accommodation payments and contributions and interest amounts.
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