To protect yourself against ACFI changes and ensure you are receiving the maximum amount of funding, could it be time to review residents now? Tips to help identify if there is room for funding improvement: Review the numbers, not the letters To minimise complications, use the ACFI charts Use a calculator before you start any […]
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Allied Care Group have conducted Desktop Reviews on a sample of 3 residents per Facility across 8 Residential Aged Care Facilities around Australia. The Desktop Review compares the funding differences of the current ACFI funding model to the proposed R-ACFI funding model. The Review covers changes in: Activities of daily living Behaviours Complex Health Care and Pain Management Click here to see […]
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If a person is seeking access to aged care services that are funded under the Aged Care Act (1997), an ACAT is required. Such services as Residential Care, Flexible Care in the form of Transition Care, Residential Respite Care or a Home Care Package. A subsidy cannot be paid to an approved provider for providing […]
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Registrations for online learning with Dementia Training Australia (DTA) are now open. DTA is funded by the Australian Government to provide education and training to health and aged care staff who deliver care to people living with dementia. There are two courses for care workers and for managers. The training will assist in understanding dementia, […]
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The department engaged the University of Wollongong to develop options and recommendations to help inform the design of future residential aged care funding models. The webinar outlined 5 options for alternative funding models. The review illustrated the future is about being able to measure outcomes, and, moving away from cost to value for money. Tune in […]
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Amendments to the ACFI Classification Principles The following amendments have been made to the Classification Principles 2014 (the Principles), effective from 1 March 2017: If the User Guide requires a directive from a health care practitioner as evidence in respect of care mentioned in a question or part of a question in the Answer Appraisal […]
Imagine if you could engage all of your staff with one simple program that tracked the care needs of your residents in real time – knowing you were properly compensated for the care provided. Clinical Coach makes managing the care needs of residents easier than ever before. Clinical Coach is an innovative and unique software program designed […]
Changes to the Viability Supplement January 1st 2017 will bring about some new changes. One being the eligibility criteria for the Viability Supplement. One thing to note is that no Residential Aged Care Provider who is currently receiving the Viability Supplement will lose any funding as a result of this change. As the Department of Health […]
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ACFI requirements: Medical Diagnosis When preparing an ACFI application for classification, providers may use different methods to provide information on a care recipient’s medical diagnosis. It is important that copies of source materials used to compile the diagnosis are available when the department conducts an ACFI review of the appraisal. Read more about classification… Did you […]