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How much you can get on the Continence Aids Payment Scheme

Information about how much you can get, how we pay and why it won’t count as income.

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  2. Continence Aids Payment Scheme

Who can get the Continence Aids Payment Scheme

You need to meet eligibility for the Continence Aids Payment Scheme (CAPS).

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How to apply for the Continence Aids Payment Scheme

Complete the following steps to apply for the Continence Aids Payment Scheme (CAPS).

  1. Aged care calculation of your cost of care
  2. How to manage your aged care costs

Your Centrelink payments when you move into an aged care home

Moving into an aged care home may change your income support payment. Some income support payments can be paid directly to your aged care provider.

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  2. Aged care calculation of your cost of care

How to apply for an aged care calculation of your cost of care

Complete the following steps to get an aged care calculation of your cost of care.

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Private Trust form (MOD PT)

Use this form if in the last 5 years, you or your partner have been involved with or have transferred funds or assets to a private trust that has not been vested.

  1. Aged care calculation of your cost of care
  2. Who should apply

Aged care calculation of your cost of care if you get an income support payment

We may have your financial details if you get a relevant income support payment from us or the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.

  1. My Aged Care face-to-face services
  2. How we can help you

Aged Care Specialist Officer in My Aged Care face-to-face services

An Aged Care Specialist Officer (ACSO) is part of My Aged Care face-to-face services. They can help with your aged care matters.

  1. Continence Aids Payment Scheme
  2. Who can get it

Not meeting eligibility for the Continence Aids Payment Scheme

You may not access CAPS if you don’t meet eligibility.

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Who should apply for an aged care calculation of your cost of care

You should apply for an aged care calculation of your cost of care if you’re thinking about accessing aged care services. You can also apply if you’re getting aged care services.

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