Aged Care Budget

Aged Care in the 2018 Budget

Some of the most welcomed Budget announcements include:

  • an additional 14,000 high-level home care packages over the next four years
  • the release of 13,500 residential aged care places and 775 short term restorative care places in the 2018-19 Aged Care Approvals Round with $60 million in capital investment to support new places
  • $82.5 million over four years for mental health services for people in residential aged care, and
  • $32.8 million over four years to deliver palliative care in residential aged care

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