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AN-ACC Tool Basics “How it Works”

Workshop overview:

The Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN-ACC) care funding model was introduced on 1 October 2022.

AN-ACC will provide more equitable care funding to providers that better matches resident funding with the costs of delivering care enabling a more efficient, transparent and sustainable system.

This workshop provides information on how AN-ACC will work. It breaks it down to the basic elements and steps through funding calculation examples, using the latest figures, to help providers estimate their future funding levels under the new AN-ACC care funding model.

Who should attend: 

ACFI Teams – Coordinators, Officers. Facility Managers, RACF Consultants, Care Managers, RACF Executive Management Teams such as CFOs, CEOs and GMs.

Outcomes of this workshop:

Participating in this workshop will provide you with an understanding of your care funding levels and care minute targets under AN-ACC and you will come away with a working knowledge of the following:

  • Shadow Assessments
  • AN-ACC Assessment Tool
  • AN-ACC – the four funding elements
  • The three-separate components of the AN-ACC care funding model
  • AN-ACC weightings (NWAUs)
  • The AN-ACC classificationsstarting price and care minutes
  • Transition Planning

About the facilitator:

Cheryl Edwards is a registered nurse who has 36 years’ experience in residential aged care management. Cheryl has worked for smaller and larger private and not-for-profit providers, in both corporate and operational roles, and in leadership development programs. She holds qualifications in management, work health & safety and is a workplace trainer and assessor. Cheryl is also a Myers Briggs practitioner

Cheryl Edwards


“The AN-ACC Tool Basics “How It Works” training was very informative and helpful in providing information of the new Aged Care Funding system. Cheryl Edwards as a facilitator was very enthusiastic and thorough throughout the entire presentation. Overall, a very insightful training session.”– Roxy Locsin, RN, Lutheran Services.

“Informative and explained very well. Provided a good base for AN-ACC.”– Alison Jenkins, ANUM, Casterton Memorial Hospital.

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Payment Terms

It is a condition of registration that participants pay full payment at the time of booking via credit card or by invoicing by prior arrangement. 

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