Most providers are aware that June kicked off the calculation period that will be used to calculate the mandatory care minute targets for October-December 2023 quarter…
After 12 months of facilitating the AN-ACC Essentials and AN-ACC Advanced courses it has been a privilege to meet thousands of people within aged care. After speaking with so many people and learning about their experiences I’ve observed a few things worth sharing.
We recently surveyed 207 aged care providers on their perspectives on the funding landscape and financial sustainability within the industry.
To determine how accurate an AN-ACC assessment is, you’ll need to understand the tool, forecast your own AN-ACC classifications, and keep a continuous record.
In this blog, we explore different strategies aged care organisations could incorporate into their workforce and roster planning to proactively ensure care minute targets are met whilst continuing to deliver high-quality care, optimal resource allocation, and budgetary compliance.
The introduction of AN-ACC in October 2022 produced the largest ever subsidy increase in Australian Aged Care and in July this year, both the Aged Care Award and subsidy will again realise historical increases . The largest ever pay increase for our aged care workers has been welcomed as it signifies real progress towards genuinely valuing the dedication and skill in this industry, and hopefully will help aged care providers attract and retain staff.
A new AN-ACC price announced in the budget. The new price for FY24 will add around 12% to the Average Daily Subsidy (ADS) for the industry.
Practical steps for providers that support and grow a sustainable workforce to meet your care minute target.
Why we are giving away 1000 training courses to residential aged care providers to upskill on AN-ACC.
Under AN-ACC, care minute data is crucial for all admission and reclassification decisions because it is required to determine if resident movements and reclassifications will be truly beneficial for the site, or if they will push care minute targets beyond the current workforce capacity.