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March 2022 Changes to Aged Care and Home Care Fees

Posted on: March 24th, 2022 by Lachlan Hiam in News

Just as Centrelink and the Department of Veterans Affairs index their pensions twice a year, some of the fees charged in residential aged care and home care are also indexed on the same dates (20th March and 20th September each year.). Below are the changes to the fees which are indexed for residential aged care and government subsidised home care.

Residential Aged Care
Basic Daily Care Fee
Government Subsidised Home Care
Basic Daily Care Fee
Was ($ per day)$53.36Level 1 – $9.72
Level 2 – $10.28
Level 3 – $10.57
Level 4 – $10.85
Now ($ per day)$54.69Level 1 – $10.08
Level 2 – $10.66
Level 3 – $10.97
Level 4 – $11.26