My Aged Care – 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 – Integrated Assessment Tool (IAT) User Guide

This guide explains what information assessors should consider and record during the My Aged Care triage and assessment process from 1 July 2024.

It includes information about:

  • reason for assessment
  • existing support
  • client health and function
  • support considerations
  • support plan.

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This manual aims to drive good practices in the assessment of older peoples’ support needs and eligibility for Australian Government-subsidised aged care services.

It includes information about:

  • screening, referrals, triage and assessments
  • delegation and approval processes
  • types of Australian Government-subsidised aged care
  • the Integrated Assessment Tool
  • complaints and review
  • fees and payments
  • operational procedures.

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