Glossary of common terms

My Aged Care has some terms and acronyms that can be confusing.

PACPresbyterian Aged Care
MAC“My Aged Care” is the federal government gateway into the aged care system, Pronounced as a word, “mac”.
RASRegional Assessment Service. Pronounced as a word “raz.”
ACATAn Aged Care Assessment Team”. Pronounced part acronym and part word: “A CAT”.
CHSPCommonwealth Home Support Programme. Pronounced as letters “C.H.S.P”.
HCPHome Care Package. Pronounced as letters “H.C.P.”
CDCConsumer Directed Care. Pronounced as letters “C.D.C.”