COSTS

 

The fee arrangements for aged care homes are changing on 1 July 2014. A summary of the types of fees that you may be charged are at Aged care changes from 1 July 2014.

If your income and assets are over a certain amount you may be asked to make an accommodation payment that you agree with the home. Otherwise the Australian Government will pay for part or all of your accommodation costs.

The Department of Human Services will advise you if you are required to make an accommodation payment.

This tab provides the maximum price (accommodation payment) you may be asked to pay if entering a home on or after 1 July 2014, you may be able to negotiate a lower price with the home.

This tab also provides details on any additional care or services that may be offered by the home, either as part of the accommodation price or available at an additional cost.

SUPERIOR max. refundable deposit $350,000.00 or max. daily payments of $63.57
CLASSIC max. refundable deposit $300,000.00 or max. daily payments of $54.49
PREMIUM max. refundable deposit $400,000.00 or max. daily payments of $72.65