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)
$61.96
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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