About residential aged care
Learn about residential aged care, why it’s important and how to become an approved provider.
Fees you can charge
Residents pay fees to help with the cost of their care, if they can afford it.
All residential aged care providers must offer certain services to residents.
Funding for providers
To provide residential aged care, you need allocated places to get government subsidies and supplements.
My Aged Care
Visit the My Aged Care website to find information about how to access Australian Government–funded aged care services. You can apply for an assessment online and search for local aged care providers that meet your needs. You can also call Monday to Friday, 8 am to 8 pm, and Saturday, 10 am to 2 pm.