Aged care means tests
We assess your financial details to work out how much you need to pay towards aged care
We may be able to help you with the costs of a Home Care Package or residential aged care. To do this we need your financial details.
We assess your income to work out how much you need to pay for a Home Care Package. We don’t include the value of your home in your assessment.
We assess your income and assets to work out how much you need to pay for residential aged care. We may include the value of your home in your assessment.
Page last updated: 17 March 2021
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