The Maximum Basic Daily Fee for Residential Care from 20th March 2015 is now: $47.49.
For pre 1 July residents the Protected, Phased and Non-Standard rates have also changed (see .pdf below)
The Maximum Permissible Interest Rate (MPIR) applicable to ‘refund periods’ for refundable deposit balances and accommodation bond balances decreases from 6.75% to 6.36% for the period of 1 April 2015 to 30 June 2015.
The Base Interest Rate (BIR) was also reduced from 4% to 3.75%.
The complete list of updated DSS Schedule of Fees and Charges can be found below:
Schedule of Fees and Charges for Residential and Home Care: from 20 March 2015 (.pdf)
Schedule of Fees and Charges for Pre 1 July 2014 Residents: from 20 March 2015 (.pdf)
Aged Care Subsidies and Supplements New Rates of Payment from 20 March 2015:
Residential Aged Care Supplements (.pdf)