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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My Aged Care Assessment Manual

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Guideline
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Health sector
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English
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This manual aims to drive good practices in the assessment of older people’s support needs and eligibility for Australian Government-subsidised aged care services.

It gives information on:

  • screening, referrals and assessments
  • delegation and approval processes
  • types of Australian Government-subsidised aged care
  • complaints and review
  • fees and payments
  • operational procedures

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