Charging for residential aged care services
Residents pay fees to help with the cost of their care, if they can afford it. We changed the fee arrangements on 1 July 2014, but the old arrangements still apply to people who entered care before that date.
- Fees for people entering residential aged care from 1 July 2014
Find out about the fees you can charge people if they started residential aged care from 1 July 2014. Fees include the basic daily fee, the means-tested care fee and fees for additional services.
- Residential aged care fee scenarios for people entering care from 1 July 2014
Find out how to calculate residential aged care fees and how the means assessment works for people entering care from 1 July 2014
- Fees for people who entered residential aged care before 1 July 2014
The old fee rules apply to people who entered into a resident agreement before July 2014. Find out about the basic daily fee, the income-tested fee and additional fees under the old rules.