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For Aged care professionals who compile, complete and/or submit ACFI appraisal packs like ACFI coordinators, Facility Managers, Nurses, ACFI Managers

2 day course now only 1 day

*Effective from 12th of November 2021

Why should you attend?

Our ACFI Essentials and Validations In Action courses combined. Gain an understanding of the end-to-end ACFI process, the relevant business roles and familiarisation with the validation process

CPD Points: 8

“I am now very interested in the bigger picture of aged care including as per your Venn diagram including workforce, admissions, marketing, revenue etc. Registered nurses are being replaced by business managers and I would prefer to educate myself so I continue to have a job.”

– Recent Participant, 2020 –

Are there any prerequisites?

Participants should have a working knowledge of the ACFI framework prior to attending this course ​​and have read the pre-course reading materials.

What will I learn?

  • Understand the end-to-end process and timings of ACFI appraisals         
  • Learn the key ACFI business rules to complete and submit appraisals
  • Explore strategies to plan mandatory and voluntary submissions
  • Gain a deep understanding of the 12 ACFI questions, coding, assessments and supporting documentation
  • Apply the quality checking process to appraisal packs prior to submission
  • Understand the validations process including strategies to prepare and appeal downgrades
  • Learn how to reconcile Medicare payments

And let’s break down the learning activities for you

  • We will lay the foundation for a deeper understanding of the ACFI.
  • Understand the ACFI structure and the appraisal process.
  • Learn about your role and the wider care team’s role in planning and preparing ACFI appraisals. 
  • An overview of the ACFI process  
    • Your role in the ACFI process
    • ACFI business rules
    • Planning ACFI assessments
    • Stages to complete the ACFI appraisal pack  
  • Learn how a deep understanding of the resident informs the ACFI appraisal.
  • Learn how to complete the answer appraisal pack in line with the guidelines.
  • Cover all the supporting documentation requirements for the ACFI and best practice principles for assessments, progress notes and charting. 
  •  ACFI guiding principles  
    • Assessment requirements for:  
    • Activities of Daily Living  
    • Behaviour
    • Complex Health Care  
  • Go deeper by understanding how a resident’s care needs relate and interlink across the 12 ACFI questions.
  • Learn about submitting your packs, reconciliations and preparing for validations. 
  • Linking assessments together  
  • Reconciliations  
  • Putting your knowledge to practice by quality checking ACFI appraisal packs utilising Mirus audit tools.
  • Bring it full circle by reflecting on current ACFI processes in your organisation and next steps
  • Validation trends
  • The quality checking process  
  • The daily activities of the ACFI coordinator

How much is this course?

$695 + GST per person.


$595 + GST per person for group bookings of 3+ more people

ACFI ADVANCED COURSE – Intensive – 1 Day (14 Dec 2021)

Phase 1: Pre-work – Friday 10 Dec 3:30pm – 4:00pm AEST (flexible/self-managed session to complete pre-work)

Phase 2: Virtual workshop – Tuesday 14 Dec 10:00am – 4:00pm AEST (full day workshop)

Online Conferencing System: Zoom

12 in stock

ACFI ADVANCED COURSE – Intensive – 1 Day (02 Fev 2022)

Phase 1: Pre-work – Friday 28 Jan 2022 – 3:30pm – 4:00pm AEST (flexible/self-managed session to complete pre-work)

Phase 2: Virtual workshop – Wednesday 02 Fev 2022 – 10:00am – 4:00pm AEST (full day workshop)

Online Conferencing System: Zoom

12 in stock