Information about the Department of Health and Human Services policy and funding guidelines which detail the parameters that funded organisations are expected to work within.
The Department of Health and Human Services Policy and Funding Guidelines (PFG) consists of three volumes:
Volume 1: Departmental overview
Volume 2: Health Operations 2017-18
Volume 3: Human Services Policy and Funding Plan 2015-19
Volume three is listed as an applicable departmental policy in Schedule 1 of the Service Agreement form of the Common Funding Agreement.
Volume three of the PFG contains detailed information regarding service activities, service standards and guidelines, targets, performance measures and data collection requirements for each human services activity.
Part 1: Overview and program management: provides an overview of the HACC PYP program, legislative requirements and key Victorian policy and program directions. This part details operational requirements such as the HACC quality framework, employee requirements, funding and reporting, and fees policy overview.
Part 2: Eligibility and access: describes the target group, eligibility and priority criteria for the HACC PYP. It outlines the diversity initiative, the HACC PYP approach to assessment and care planning within the service coordination framework. As HACC PYP is one of a number of government funded programs that clients might need to access, this part includes information about interfaces with other programs and the protocols or arrangements that apply.
Part 3: HACC PYP funded activities: provides comprehensive information about the services or funded activities provided by HACC PYP. This part starts with a description of the active service model and how it applies across all HACC funded activities.