My Aged Care: Accelerated Design Changes & Improvements – 21 June 2017

20 July 2017 - 2 minutes read

VANguard Federated Access Service (FAS): An alternative solution to the AUSkey that enables you to access My Aged Care portals without you having to have separate AUSkey passwords for each person in your organisation – provides a single sign on for an organisation
https://agedcare.health.gov.au/programs/my-aged-care/vanguard-federated-authentication-service-fact-sheet

My Assessor app: The application allows My Aged Care assessors to undertake assessments offline.  This includes cancelling an assessment and adding notes.
https://agedcare.health.gov.au/myassessor-app-user-guide

Client Representation Changes: Service provider staff (individuals not an organisation) can be listed as a regular representative for a client.
https://yourside.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/July-2017-Changes-to-My-Aged-Care.pdf

Changes to Support Health Professional Referrals: Health professionals and colleagues able to access patient information on MAC
https://yourside.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/July-2017-Changes-to-My-Aged-Care.pdf

Transition Care Program: Opt-in proposal for TCP clinicians to act as ACAT assessors, allowing them to issue referrals for CHSP services

OT to Home Modification Referral Pathway: Review and redesign of OT/Home Modification referral pathways

Support Plan Review: Additional guidance developed on Support Plan Reviews

Assessment Good Practice Guide: Currently being developed to assist assessors achieve consistency in assessment

New User Interface Changes Being Introduced 24th July

  • Ability for ACAT assessors to extend client’s home care package response time by 28-days
  • New report to help service providers manage their workload
  • Visibility of maximum exit amount history for Home Care providers

Download Accelerated Design Changes & Improvements Webinar 21 Jun

Rosanna Commisso
Home Support & Partnership Coordinator
rosannac@yournorthside.org.au

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