Office of the Aged Care Pricing Commissioner. Latest ACPC News, December 2020.
We have made some big changes this year! We have a new, easy to use website and a revised RAD application form. Submitting a new application soon? You must use the new form from 1 Jan 2021.
Highlights from the 2019 - 2020 annual report. 308 RAD applications approved in the last financial year.
77% of RADs approved in the last financial year were between $550,001 and $850,000.
78% of all rooms approved last financial year were in NSW and Victoria.
86% of all rooms approved in the last financial year are within 40km of the capital city CBD.
7 out of 10 rooms approved in the last financial year were in existing residential aged care homes, the remainder in new homes.
Other updates from this year include - (1) Development of Team values and Strategic Objectives, (2) Business process improvement review.
We recognise that the aged care sector has been severely impacted by COVID-19. Ongoing impacts include - (1) Future design of aged care homes, (2) Difficult economic conditions, (3) Staffing issues.
Over the course of 2020/21, other areas of focus for the ACPC include - (1) Review of our current templates and supporting documents, (2) Further development of our data analysis tools and metrics, (3) Analysing the findings of the Royal Commission.
Want to know more? Download a copy of the annual report from www.acpc.gov.au
This video includes:
- how many refundable accommodation deposit (RAD) applications were approved in 2019–20
- how many residential aged care homes submitted applications
- the percentage of applications that were from new and existing aged care homes
- what the ACPC plans to do in the next financial year