Fees

The fee arrangements for aged care homes are changing on 1 July 2014. A summary of the types of fees that you may be charged are at Aged care changes from 1 July 2014.

If your income and assets are over a certain amount you may be asked to make an accommodation payment that you agree with the home. Otherwise the Australian Government will pay for part or all of your accommodation costs.

The Department of Human Services will advise you if you are required to make an accommodation payment.

This tab provides the maximum price (accommodation payment) you may be asked to pay if entering a home on or after 1 July 2014.

This tab also provides details on any additional care or services that may be offered by the home, either as part of the accommodation price or available at an additional cost.

  1. New Room Type 1: Max Refundable Deposit $400,000.00 or max.
    Room name

    New Room Type 1

    Room type

    Single Room + Private Ensuite

    Maximum occupancy
    1
    Maximum price for room

    The maximum price that you can be charged for this room is a refundable deposit of $400,000.00 or daily payments of $72.65 or a combination of both.

    Explanation of payment options

    Residents can choose to pay for their accommodation by a refundable deposit, a daily payment, or a combination of both. A refundable deposit is paid as a lump sum amount. A daily payment accrues daily and is paid periodically, for example monthly. A combination payment includes both a partial lump sum and daily payments.

    Example of a combination payment for room

    For this room a resident could pay, for example, 50% of the price by a refundable deposit of $200,000.00 and 50% of the price by daily payments of $36.32.

    Room description

    The aged care facility was built in the 1980s. Rooms are spacious and well maintained. Each room has its own ensuite and has an out into the garden. All rooms have sliding door access directly to the garden so residents can sit out in the sun or open their door for fresh air. All rooms are air-conditioned individually for adequate heating and cooling.

    Room size (for example, square metres) excluding ensuite

    Bedroom 4.2m x 4.2 m
    Ensuite 2.4m x 2.4 m

    Common areas

    All residents have access to a common lounge and dining area in each building sharing the areas with a maximum of 8 residents. Also available is a common activity/dining area where residents meet on a daily basis. There is also available extensive outdoor under cover areas for residents and families to enjoy.

    Special accommodation or design features of the room or home

    Not Applicable

    Additional care or services included in the room price

    Not Applicable

    Optional additional care or services not included in the room price, charged at extra cost

    Not Applicable

    Is this room offered on an extra service basis?

    No

  2. New Room Type 2: Max Refundable Deposit $380,000 or max.
    Room name

    New Room Type 2

    Room type

    Single Room + Shared Ensuite

    Maximum occupancy

    1

    Maximum price for room

    The maximum price that you can be charged for this room is a refundable deposit of $380,000.00 or daily payments of $69.02 or a combination of both.

    Explanation of payment options

    Residents can choose to pay for their accommodation by a refundable deposit, a daily payment, or a combination of both. A refundable deposit is paid as a lump sum amount. A daily payment accrues daily and is paid periodically, for example monthly. A combination payment includes both a partial lump sum and daily payments.

    Example of a combination payment for room

    For this room a resident could pay, for example, 50% of the price by a refundable deposit of $190,000.00 and 50% of the price by daily payments of $34.51.

    Room description

    The aged care facility was built in the 1980s. Rooms are spacious and well maintained. Each room has its own ensuite and has an out into the garden. All rooms have sliding door access directly to the garden so residents can sit out in the sun or open their door for fresh air. All rooms are air-conditioned individually for adequate heating and cooling.

    Room size (for example, square metres) excluding ensuite

    Bedroom 4.2m x 4.2m

    Common areas

    All residents have access to a common lounge and dining area in each building sharing the areas with a maximum of 8 residents. Also available is a common activity/dining area where residents meet on a daily basis. There is also available extensive outdoor under cover areas for residents and families to enjoy.

    Special accommodation or design features of the room or home

    Not Applicable

    Additional care or services included in the room price

    Not Applicable

    Optional additional care or services not included in the room price, charged at extra cost

    Not Applicable

    Is this room offered on an extra service basis?

    No