Age Care: What is ACAT?

ACAT: Age Care Assessment Team

 

The Age Care Assessment Team are assessors who will ASSESS a person's eligibility for Commonwealth government funded services for older people.

 

When will you need an ACAT?

If a person would like to access Commonwealth government funded services the will need an ACAT assessment.

Services for older people may include:

  • Subsidised home services
  • Respite
  • Place in Residential Age Care Facility (RACF)

For more information about ACAT Assessments and Commonwealth government services for older people, please see My Age Care.

 

LINK TO WEBSITE - MY AGE CARE: https://www.myagedcare.gov.au

 

PHONE NUMBER FOR MY AGE CARE: 1800 200 422