Viability supplement expansion for aged care – ceased on 30 September 2022

The expansion component of the viability supplement for residential aged care services ceased on 30 September 2022. It was for residential aged care homes that specialise in caring for homeless people, lower care need and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples with complex behavioural needs.

Applied to

This supplement’s expansion component applied to certain providers of residential aged care before 1 October 2022. Funding for this supplement has been rolled into the new Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN-ACC) funding model.

What was the expansion?

This expansion was for aged care homes that specialised in caring for:

  • people with lower care needs
  • homeless people (or those at severe risk of being homeless) with complex behavioural needs
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples with complex behavioural needs

It provided extra points towards eligibility for the residential care viability supplement.

The viability supplement is no longer available for mainstream residential aged care homes from 1 October 2022.

Contact

Aged care subsidies and supplements contact

Email us (subsidiesandsupplements@health.gov.au) if you have questions about aged care subsidies or supplements for approved providers.
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