ACAT Guidance on Priority for Home Care Services

This guidance helps Aged Care Assessment Teams (ACAT) to decide on a person's priority for Home Care Package services. The decision should be based on their clinical judgement, information they have gathered during a comprehensive assessment, and the care needs of the person.


ACAT Guidance on Priority for Home Care Services

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This guidance document includes:

  • a comparison table between medium and high priority and the factors to consider
  • guidance for high priority 
  • information about re-assessment

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