Qualifications taken into account with new ACFI changes

| 01 Mar 2017

The Department of Health has implemented further changes to the Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI) effective 1 March 2017, following consultation with the sector. The changes can be found on the Department of Health website and do not impact Telstra Health – ADCC’s client’s ability to complete ACFI appraisals within our Clinical, Care and Medication Management solution.

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Sophia Bolden

Communications Manager

Sophia Bolden is the Communications Manager at Telstra Health - ADCC (formerly iCareHealth). With a background in the disability and aged care sector, she brings an understanding and passion for aged care. Sophia recognises the importance of social media and online communication in relating technology and aged care news in the most effective way possible.


  1. Jane

    Sophia, thank you for providing this article with links to the Department’s website. We have found this change quite ambiguous, and are unsure what it applies to. Are you able to explain this to us, perhaps with examples of how it will be applied.

    • Sophia Bolden

      Hi Jane,
      Thank you for taking the time to comment. I have sent you an email to organise a time for one of our team members to call you. Hopefully we can provide some further insight into the recent ACFI changes.
      Thank you again Jane.


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