Fees & Charges

The majority of fees and charges relevant to the services provided by the Society are determined by the provisions and Principles of the Aged Care Act and administered by the Australian Government through the Department of Social Services.  There may be a meal co-payment relevant to Home Care services.

Full Fees and Charges details are available by contacting Administration

Residential Care:  
Basically a Resident Contribution (Daily Care Fee) equivalent to approximately 85% of the full single aged pension amount; plus possibly
An income tested fee; plus possibly
An accommodation payment – refundable accommodation deposit (RAD) or daily accommodation payment (DAP) (Please refer to the Accommodation Payments tab on this website)

Home Care:
Basically a Recipient Contribution equivalent to approximately 17.5% of the full single aged pension amount; plus possibly
An additional fee for people on higher incomes; plus if applicable
A daily Meal Co-payment if prepared meals are provided; less
A fee reduction if a client is able to demonstrate financial hardship (conditions apply)