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)
Income Free Area (single person)$32,820
Income Free Area (couple)$32,196
Residential Care Means Test
     Asset Free Threshold$59,500
     First Asset Threshold$201,231
     Second Asset Threshold$484,693
Family Home Exemption Cap$201,231
Cap on Means Tested Care Fee Payments
     Annual Cap$33,309
     Lifetime Cap$79,942
Maximum Permissible Interest Rate (MPIR)8.34%
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)$59,500
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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