This schedule applies to residential and home care recipients who first entered care before 1 July 2014 and have not chosen to be covered by the 1 July 2014 fee arrangements. It includes basic daily fees, income-tested fees, and rates and charges that apply to residents.
This user guide is for Aged Care Assessment Teams (ACAT). It describes and explains how to use the ACAT Guidance Framework.
The Chief Medical Officer has written to approximately 28,000 practitioners about new resources for prescribers to support care of people with dementia who live in residential aged care.
Use of Physical Restraint Quick Reference Guide – National Aged Care Mandatory Quality Indicator Program
This guide is for government-subsidised residential aged care providers. Find out about the 2 categories of physical restraint and how to collect data on physical restraint for each care recipient.
A summary of how service providers can apply for funding under the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flexible Aged Care Program.
Service providers under the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flexible Aged Care Program must follow exit requirements when reducing or ending their aged care services.
This user guide explains how My Aged Care users who only need to have access to a single portal — assessor or service provider — can access it.
This document outlines the aims of the CVS and sets out the roles and responsibilities of CVS auspices and network members, volunteers, aged care service providers, care recipients, the Department of Health and the Department of Social Services.
This document is for public officials who interact with the tobacco industry. It contains the legal framework placed on public agencies and officials under Article 5.3 of the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
This document provides guidance to residential aged care service providers on collecting and reporting quality indicator data.
My Aged Care – Service Finder Specialisation for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse People: Guidelines for Service Providers
This guide explains how aged care providers can be classified as specialist providers for culturally and linguistically diverse people in the My Aged Care portal.
My Aged Care – Service Finder Specialisation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People: Guidelines for Service Providers
This guide explains how aged care providers can be classified as specialist providers for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the My Aged Care portal.
This guide explains how aged care providers can be classified as specialist providers for LGBTI people in the My Aged Care portal.
Unplanned Weight Loss Quick Reference Guide – National Aged Care Mandatory Quality Indicator Program
This guide is for government-subsidised residential aged care providers. Find out what unplanned weight loss is and how to collect data on unplanned weight loss for each care recipient.
These guidelines are for state and territory governments (as the approved providers of transition care) and service providers. The guidelines explain how services should be provided, the responsibilities of approved providers and the aged care principles that govern the program.
The schedule lists the daily rates of subsidies and supplements for government-subsidised aged care. It includes rates for home care, residential aged care, transition care and short-term restorative care (STRC).
This guide is for government-subsidised residential aged care providers. Find out what a pressure injury is and how to collect data on pressure injuries for each care recipient.
This manual provides an overview of the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP), including the service types it funds and requirements for delivering those services. It is for CHSP-funded service providers to use, and forms part of their CHSP grant agreement.
This guide helps service providers understand the concepts and principles of wellness, reablement and restorative care approaches in services delivered under the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP).
These guidelines provide the background, principles, eligibility criteria and operational procedures of the More Doctors for Rural Australia Program. The guidelines assist Rural Workforce Agencies to administer the program on behalf of the Department of Health.
Eligibility for the viability supplement is based on the location where your home care recipient receives services. From 1 January 2017, we use the MMM suburb and locality classification.