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The Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI) Explained

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The Aged Care Funding Instrument is used to assess the degree of care each aged care resident needs and to allocate funding accordingly. ACFI pays subsidies to the residential aged care facility that is providing the care.

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ACFI focuses on care needs that relate to day-to-day and high-frequency need for care. These are deemed necessary considerations to make in order to estimate the average cost of care in longer stay environments, i.e. residential aged care.

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Rewati Adhikari
29 Jul 2021
Interesting and useful information.
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Julie Garthe
24 May 2021
Cleat and precise information
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Marilyn Reid
05 Jun 2021
Knowledge of how ACFI needed in the facility and understanding how it’s importance in the aged care facility.
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Noela Relph
01 Feb 2020
This resource is an overview of the assessments required to access Government funding for client care in Aged Care facilities. For someone who is not familiar with this, it is a good place to start to get that basic understanding.
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Geraldine Cornwell
23 May 2021
very informative on the ACFI system
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Harmandeep kaur
04 May 2022
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Kelly Brown
01 Mar 2020
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Clare McAleer
01 Oct 2020
Very informative, clear, concise, and easy to comprehend. Thank you!
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Robyn Loft
25 Aug 2020
Very clear and concise.
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Marion Holzel
11 Oct 2019
Acfi is the funding tool for all care and services provided in an Aged Care facility . Itself is the cornerstones for all personalised care beeing deliverd to the Residents. It captures the need of the individual resources needed for the delay care needs and helps formulates the strategies needed for the delivery of safe and current nursing tecknics.
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