ABBREVIATIONS

ABS Australian Bureau of Statistics
ACAR Aged Care Approvals Round
ACAT Aged Care Assessment Team
ACEBAC Australian Centre for Evidence Based Aged Care
ACFA Aged Care Financing Authority
ACFI Aged Care Funding Instrument
ACIWAG Aged Care Illawarra Action Group
Act Aged Care Act 1997 (Cth)
ACTU Australian Council of Trade Unions
ACWF Aged Care Workforce Fund
AHMA Australian Health Ministers' Advisory Council
AHP Allied health professional
AIHW Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
AiN Assistant in Nursing
ALRC Australian Law Reform Commission
AMA Australian Medical Association
ANAO Australian National Audit Office
ANMAC Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council
ANMF Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation
AQF Australian Qualifications Framework
ASQA Australian Skills Quality Authority
ATSI Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
CALD culturally and linguistically diverse
CDC consumer directed care
CHSP Commonwealth Home Support Programme
CN Clinical Nurse
COAG Council of Australian Governments
COTA Council on the Ageing
CPD Continuing professional development
ECCV Ethnic Communities Council of Victoria
EEC Senate Education and Employment References Committee
EEN Endorsed Enrolled Nurse
EN Enrolled Nurse
FECCA Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia
GNARTN Greater Northern Australia Regional Training Network
GP General practitioner
HACC Home and Community Care programme
HARG Health Ageing Research Group, La Trobe University
HCPP Home Care Packages Program
LASA Leading Age Services Australia
LGANT Local Government Association of the Northern Territory
LGBTI Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or intersex people
MCCI Multicultural Communities Council of Illawarra
MPS Multi-Purpose Services program
NACA National Aged Care Alliance
NACWCS National Aged Care Workforce Census and Survey
NCC National Code of Conduct for health care workers
NDIA National Disability Insurance Agency
NDIS National Disability Insurance Scheme
NFAW National Foundation for Australian Women
NILS National Institute of Labour Studies
NP Nurse Practitioner
NRAS National Registration and Accreditation Scheme for health practitioners
PAYG Pay as you go
PCA Personal care attendant
PCW Personal care worker
RACF Residential aged care facilities
RACGP Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
RN Registered nurse
RTO Registered Training Organisation
VET Vocational and Education Training

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