Aged care subsidies and supplements
Aged care subsidies and supplements are available to providers of aged care services in home care and residential care. The Australian Government pays eligible providers an amount of subsidy for each care recipient, and individual supplements to care recipients to support their care.
Eligible approved providers receive the home care subsidy for each allocated place on a particular day.
Supplements that may be available to eligible approved providers of home care.
Eligible approved providers are paid a monthly amount of residential care subsidy by the government for each care recipient.
Supplements that may be available to eligible approved providers of residential care.
View the latest rates for subsidy and supplement payments by the Australian Government. These rates are updated quarterly.
When aged care residents with a compensation entitlement—such as an entitlement to compensation arising from a workplace or motor vehicle accident or from a common law claim—are admitted to an aged care service, the service provider must inform the Department of Health.