Residential Care
Current Fees and Charges

Residential Care Guide

Residential Care Fee Current Fees and Charges

Aged Care Fees and Charges

Basic Daily Care Fee
(Standard Resident Contribution)
$60.86
Income Free Area (single person)$32,331
Income Free Area (couple)$31,707
Residential Care Means Test
     Asset Free Threshold$58,500
     First Asset Threshold$197,735
     Second Asset Threshold$476,205
Family Home Exemption Cap$197,735
Cap on Means Tested Care Fee Payments
     Annual Cap$32,718
     Lifetime Cap$78,524
Maximum Permissible Interest Rate (MPIR)8.38%
Minimum Permissible Asset Level - the minimum amount of assets a resident must be left with if they pay at least part of their accommodation costs by Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD)$58,500
Maximum Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD) - the maximum amount that can be charged for a room without prior approval from the Aged Care Pricing Commission$550,000
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