A resident in Australian Government subsidised residential aged care may be charged for the care and services provided, as follows:
- Basic Daily Fee
- Income Tested Fee
- Accommodation Payment
- Extra Services Charge - applies to residents occupying extra service places for the provision of a significantly higher standard of accommodation services and food.
- Additional Service Fee - where the resident requests or agrees to additional services, e.g., hairdressing and newspapers etc.
The haaa Aged Care Fee Calculator allows you to calculate how much you can expect to pay in aged care, based on individual care requirements and financial status.
Please note: This Aged Care Fee Calculator is only as accurate as the information you provide. To determine whether you are able to better your rate, it would be advisable to contact a licensed financial advisor who specialises in Aged Care (click here).