The new forms are much simpler – half of the questions have been removed from the residential aged-care means test form, a quarter of the questions have been removed from the home care means test form and the number of notes pages in both forms has been reduced by 70 per cent.
There is also a new short form for means-tested pensioners to simply add relevant information Centrelink doesn’t already have about their home.
Residential Aged Care Calculation of your cost of care (SA457)
Home Care Package Calculation of your cost of care (SA456)
Residential Aged Care Property details for Centrelink and DVA customers (SA485)