Aged care subsidies and supplements

Page last updated: 15 February 2019

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.

Home Care Subsidy

Eligible approved providers receive an amount of home care subsidy on behalf of each eligible care recipient.

Home Care Supplements

Supplements that may be available to approved providers on behalf of eligible home care recipients.

Residential Care Subsidy

Eligible approved providers are paid a monthly amount of residential care subsidy by the government for each care recipient.

Residential Care Supplements

Supplements that may be available to eligible approved providers of residential care.

Schedule of subsidies and supplements

View the latest rates for subsidy and supplement payments by the Australian Government. These rates are updated quarterly.

Reductions in Residential Care Subsidy

Reductions in residential care subsidy can be made for a number of reasons, including a compensation entitlement, or care subsidy reduction (means-tested care fee).