Aged Care Fees and Charges
20 March 2022


Aged Care Fees and Charges

20th March 2022

Basic Daily Care Fee
(Standard Resident Contribution)
$54.69
Income Free Area (single person)$28,974
Income Free Area (couple)$28,454
Residential Care Means Test
     Asset Free Threshold$53,600
     First Asset Threshold$178,839
     Second Asset Threshold$431,517
Family Home Exemption Cap$18,839
Cap on Means Tested Care Fee Payments
     Annual Cap$29,399
     Lifetime Cap$70,558
Maximum Permissible Interest Rate (MPIR)4.07%
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)$51,500
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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