ABBREVIATIONS

ABBREVIATIONS

ACAP

Aged Care Assessment Program

ACAT

Aged Care Assessment Team

ACFI

Aged Care Funding Instrument

ADARDS

Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Society

AIHW

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

AMA

Australian Medical Association

APS

Australian Psychological Society

BPSD

Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (formerly Behavioural and Psychiatric Symptoms of Dementia)

CHSP

Commonwealth Home Support Program

DBMAS

Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service

Department

Department of Health and Ageing

DSM-5

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual 5

DSP

Dementia Services Pathways – An essential guide to effective service planning

DSS

Department of Social Services

ERA

Elder Rights Advocacy  

GPs

General Practitioners

HACC

Home and Community Care

HCPP

Home Care Packages Program

Key workers

Younger Onset Dementia Key Workers

KWP

Key Worker Program

NDIS

National Disability Insurance Scheme

NDS

National Disability Services

NHPA

National Health Priority Area

NRCP

National Respite for Carers Program

NSWNMA

New South Wales Nurses and Midwives' Association

PAG

Planned Activity Groups

PBS

Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

PCC

Person-centred care

RACF

Residential aged care facility

RACFs

Residential aged care facilities

RACGP

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

RANZCP

Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists

SARRAH

Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health

WHO

World Health Organisation

YOD

Younger onset dementia

YPINH

Young People in Nursing Homes National Alliance

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