Low Means Aged Care Resident Accommodation Contribution

Low Means Aged Care Resident Accommodation Contribution by Christine Hopper Low Means Aged Care Resident Accommodation Contribution The Low Means aged care resident Accommodation Contribution applies to new residents who are assessed as Low Means on entry to Commonwealth regulated permanent residential aged care. A Low Means aged care resident can only be asked to Read more about Low Means Aged Care Resident Accommodation Contribution[…]

Centrelink Pension Loans Scheme

Pensioner Homeowner principal residence exemption

Pensioner Homeowner principal residence exemption   by Christine Hopper Pensioner Homeowner principal residence exemption for one land Title The DVA and Centrelink homeowner principal residence exemption applies only to your principal residence and the first two hectares of land covered by the single land Title that your home is on. For pension assessment purposes, your assets include real Read more about Pensioner Homeowner principal residence exemption[…]

Aged care fee indexation increase

Aged care fee indexation increase   by Christine Hopper The Commonwealth sets the levels of residential and home aged care fees for aged care services eligible for Commonwealth subsidy. The Commonwealth allows for regular reviews and aged care fee indexation increases. An aged care fee indexation increase also applies to the annual and lifetime caps Read more about Aged care fee indexation increase[…]

Aged care daily care fee means tested amount

Aged care daily care fee means tested amount by Christine Hopper Aged care daily care fee means tested amount applies from July 2014 From July 2014, a new entrant to residential aged care is charged a Daily Care Fee based on her Means Tested Amount. The July 2014 Aged care daily care fee Means Tested Amount Read more about Aged care daily care fee means tested amount[…]