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Aged Care Assessment Team - provides assessment to determine eligibility for admission to Commonwealth funded Residential Care Facilities and Community Aged Care Packages.

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Specialist age care assessment service for people with complex needs or dementia, assessments for entry into nursing homes, hostels, Community Aged Care Packages and residential respite, establish minimum, medium and maximum care need differentiation. ACAT assessment is a standard Nationwide assessment transferable to all other states. Assesses the physical, medical psychological and social needs of the frail aged. Team provides assessment of clients prior to entry into high and low care facilities.

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Aged Care Assessment Teams (ACAT) are teams of health professionals, such as doctors, nurses or social workers, who provide information, advice and assistance to older people who are having difficulty living at home. An ACAT can: 1. assess and approve elegibility for entry into residential aged care, in either low level care (hostel type) or high level care (nursing home type) 2. provide information about residential aged care and community care services in your local area 3. help you arrange special short-term care (respite care) so you or your carer can take a break, and 4. assess and approve eligibility for a package of community care (Community Aged Care Packages) to help you continue living at home, or refer you to other services that will help you continue living at home. There are ACAT delegates based in Balranald, Bourke, Brewarrina, Broken Hill, Dareton, Lightning Ridge and Walgett that cover the Far West area of NSW.

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Provides assessment, information, referral and education for frail older people who want to remain at home along with providing information and assessment for Community Care Packages, hostels or nursing homes. Also discuss respite care options. HACC funding. Assessment, support and referral for people with memory loss or dementia.

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Provide a comprehensive assessment of care needs incorporating the restorative physical, medical, cultural and social dimensions of care assess for eligability to enter residential care & recieve community aged care packages.

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Aged Care Assessment Teams (ACAT) are teams of health professionals, such as doctors, nurses or social workers, who provide information, advice and assistance to older people who are having difficulty living at home. An ACAT can: 1. approve eligibility for entry into residential aged care, in either low level care (hostel type) or high level care (nursing home type). 2. provide information about residential aged care and community care services in your local area. 3. help you arrange special short-term care (respite care) so you or your carer can take a break, and 4. approve eligibility for a package of community care (Community Aged Care Packages and Extended Aged Care at Home (EACH) Packages) to help you continue living at home, or refer you to other services that will help you continue living at home.

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Aged Care Assessment Teams (ACAT) are teams of health professionals, such as doctors, nurses or social workers, who provide information, advice and assistance to older people who are having difficulty living at home. An ACAT can: 1. approve eligibility for entry into residential aged care, in either low level care (hostel type) or high level care (nursing home type). 2. provide information about residential aged care and community care services in your local area. 3. help you arrange special short-term care (respite care) so you or your carer can take a break, and 4. approve eligibility for a package of community care (Community Aged Care Packages) to help you continue living at home, or refer you to other services that will help you continue living at home.

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Assessments to determine the level of care a person may require such as nursing home, hostel accommodation or CACP'S. Team may include, nurse, occupational therapist, social workers and a Geriatrician. Cover LGA's of Newcastle, Lake Macquarie & Port Stephens. Clients must be over 65 years or have an age related disease. Ability to prioritise assessments due to urgency identified. This is normally at the request of the attending GP.

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Assessment to determine the level of care an aged person may require to enter a nursing home, hostel, CACP or EACH. Delegation for TACP. Staffs nurses (incl 1 dementia nurse), social worker, occupational therapsit, geriatrician and clerical support. Covers LGAs Merriwa, Murrurundi, Scone, Muswellbrook, Singleton, Dungog, Cessnock and Maitland. Satellite office at Musswellbrook (Ph: (02) 6542 2716) staffs 2 part-time registered nurses.

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Sub -Teams Milton - (02) 4455 1333 Shoalhaven - (02) 4464 6951 ACAT helps older people and their carers to work out what kind of care best meets their needs when they are no longer able to manage at home without assistance. ACAT provides information on suitable care options and can help arrange access or referral to appropriate residential or community care services including the Occupational Therapist assessor. Self referral or referral from other services. This assessment is required for entry into aged care facilities and access to community care packages. There is a Multi-Cultural Aged Care Consultant on staff. Assessments are valid for one year across Australia, and takes up to 2 hours in the clients home.

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This multidisciplinary team includes Social workers, Registered Nurses, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapists, Geriatricians, Continence Advisor and a psycho geriatric team. We provide Comprehensive assessment, referral to community services, information and support to older people and their carers. We also conduct assessment for entry into an Aged Care Residential facility, i.e. Hostel or Nursing Home, assessment for Community Aged care packages (CACP'S) and Extended Aged Care packages (EACH). The team has a continence advisor, who can provide information on the management of bladder/bowel problems.

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Provides assessment of care needs and advice on availability of suitable care options. Provides information on respite services. Information and advice regarding suitable residential care facilities and assessment for entry to these facilities as well as assisting people to remain in their own home.

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Aged Care assessment for residential care, respite and community packages. Aged Care Services including: Geriatrician, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Psychogeriatrics, Social Work, Speech, Welfare.

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The Aged Care Assessment Team is a team of health professionals who provide expert assessment and advice regarding the long term care needs of the frail aged . The main professional groups represented are occupational therapists, nurses and social workers. ACATs assess the whole care needs of an individual using a multi disciplinary and multi-dimensional approach. As part of the assessment process a person's medical, physical, social and psychological needs are considered before care approval is made. The needs and wishes of the person being assessed as well as those of his/her carer and family are an important part of an ACAT recommendation. Clients need to be assessed by ACAT before they can receive a Federal Government subsidy for Residential Care (either low or high care). A Community Aged Care Package (a coordinated package of community care, equivalent to low level residential care) and Extended Aged Care in the Home (the equivalent of high level care in the client's home)

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Provides assessment to determine level of care a person requires. Provides information on services that can be provided in their home. Residential Care provide assessment for residential care, Finley ACAT Aged Care Assessment Team. Also Services GSAH

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Comprehensive assessments/help for older people to identify what kind of care will best meet their needs when they are no longer able to manage at home without assistance. Provides information and eligibilty on suitable care options and can help arrange access or referral to appropriate residential or community care.

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Provides assessments to determine the level of care a person requires, ACAT, information on suitable options and assistance with arranging residential care or community services. This service provides a comprehensive holistic health assessment of older people, dementia assessments, carer support advice on a range of services and care plans in conjunction with your local doctor, and other service providers where appropriate. There is a waiting list for this service but the service is accepting referrals and there are no special requirements for referral to this service.

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The Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) is a multi disciplinary team of health professionals who provide a thorough assessment of older people with complex care needs and offer advice on suitable and available care options. The role of ACAT is to assess people in their own homes to determine the best care options for them. ACATs can provide referrals to local community services including the Home and Community Care (HACC) program. ACATs can provide approval for and referral to, Community Aged Care Packages (CACP) designed for people with low level (hostel) care needs. Exteded Aged Care in Home Packages EACH and Dementia EACh designed for people with high needs. This is a package of co-ordinated care services delivered in the home. ACATs can approve nursing home or hostel type care, and help arrange a place in a suitable facility, as well as for respite for carers. Assessments are valid across Australia for 12 months.

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Assessment and advisory service which provides assessment to determine eligibility for approval as a recipient for Residential Aged Care, Residential Aged Care Respite, Community care & flexible care. This centre services Holbrook, Culcairn and Lockhart Shires.

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ACAT - Lithgow

NSW, Australia

The Aged Care Assessment Team provides aged care assessments for people who may need to access Australian Government Funded Aged Care Services including approval for Community Aged Care Packages (CACP), Extended Aged Care at Home packages (EACH) and/or Residential care (both permanent and/or respite) in Residential Aged Care facilities (Nursing Homes and Hostels) and other programs currently being offered.

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Provides full comprehensive assessment and approvals for Frail Aged clients considering entry into aged care facilities,Wishing to access Residential Respite, or Community Aged Care Packages provided in their own home.

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