Short-Term Restorative Care Programme (STRC) resources

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


My Aged Care – Assessor Portal User Guide 14 – Short-Term Restorative Care – ACAT

This guide explains how Aged Care Assessment Teams (ACAT) assessors and delegates should enter and manage Short-Term Restorative Care (STRC) details in the My Aged Care assessor portal.

Specialisation verification – final framework

The final framework sets out the criteria for specialised care delivery. Aged care providers who deliver specific services that meet diverse needs may apply for specialisation verification.

Review and development of a specialisation verification framework for My Aged Care – Final report

This final report from Australian Healthcare Associates (AHA) outlines the results of a review into selecting special needs specialisations within the My Aged Care system's Find a Provider tool. It also discusses developing a framework to verify specialisations and research on ways to do this.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Information for short-term restorative care providers

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Short-Term Restorative Care (STRC) Programme clients may not be able to access services they need. This might be due to isolation or quarantine requirements, health advice or other factors. This fact sheet contains information for STRC providers during this time.

Your Guide to Short-Term Restorative Care Booklet

Read and order hard copies of this booklet about accessing short-term restorative care.

2018–19 Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR) Questions and Answers

This document provides background on aged care in Australia and answers to common questions about applying for the 2018–19 ACAR.

2018–19 Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR) Essential Guide

This guide provides information about the 2018–19 ACAR, including eligibility, how to complete the application forms, and the assessment process.

My Aged Care Process Overview – Short-Term Restorative Care

This diagram shows the key steps that providers should follow when providing short-term restorative care. It provides links, where available, to further guidance information.

Short-Term Restorative Care Programme Manual

This manual guides service delivery under the Short-Term Restorative Care Programme.

Red Tape Reduction in Aged Care Places Management Guide

This guide is intended to provide general information about aged care places management.
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