Book Now: ACFI Advanced Course – 100% online

September 2, 2020 | Education and Optimisation

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

  • 100% online
  • 12 CPD points
  • 4 Learning Blocks

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: 12


“I am now very interested in the bigger picture of aged care including per 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 ​

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 days for you:

Day 1 :

  • 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  

Practical activity:  Preparing the ACFI appraisal pack  

 Day 2 :

  • Understand 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  

Practical activity:  Best practice documentation principles for the ACFI appraisal pack   

Day 3:

  •  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  

 Practical activity:  Understanding and preparing for validations  

Day 4 :

  • 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  

 Practical activity:  Quality checking ACFI appraisal packs  

How much is this course?

$795 + GST per person. 

Join us on the following dates and times: 

Day 1 – Tuesday 13th October from 2:30pm to 5:30pm AEST
Day 2 – Wednesday 14th October from 2:30pm to 5:30pm AEST
Day 3 – Tuesday 20th October from 2:30pm to 5:30pm AEST
Day 4 – Wednesday 21st October from 2:30pm to 5:30pm AEST

Please contact us for more information or to download the brochure