Glossary of common terms

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

PAC Presbyterian Aged Care
MAC “My Aged Care” is the federal government gateway into the aged care system, Pronounced as a word, “mac”.
RAS Regional Assessment Service. Pronounced as a word “raz.”
ACAT An Aged Care Assessment Team”. Pronounced part acronym and part word: “A CAT”.
CHSP Commonwealth Home Support Programme. Pronounced as letters “C.H.S.P”.
HCP Home Care Package. Pronounced as letters “H.C.P.”
CDC Consumer Directed Care. Pronounced as letters “C.D.C.”