163-165 Central Road
Nunawading (Gate 1)
Telephone: (03) 9259 2000
Fax: (03) 9894 2609
392 High Street,
Telephone: (03) 5443 7999
Fax (03) 5443 7988
AdventCare Yarra Ranges
5 Woods Point Road,
Telephone: (03) 5966 4400
Fax (03) 5966 4455
Considering Aged Care?
Are you considering aged care for yourself, or a loved one? There are many questions and opinions relating to how aged care should be run, particularly in areas relating to finance and funding.
This page has been prepared to help answer some of the questions you may have.
For a further explanation and advice please feel free to contact any of our AdventCare sites:
Phone: 1300 128 628 | email email@example.com
Or you can visit our website (currently under review).
Aged Care Reforms – What it means for you!
- There is now no high care or low care distinction upon admission; all beds are general aged care beds. This removes some of the differences in funding between the two types of care.
- The main Government funding relates to the ACFI funding system that is based on your care needs and this is unchanged.
- All aged care facilities now have to price each type of resident room (similar to a hotel) and these prices are now published on our website and on the Government’s MyAgedCare website.
- Residents pay a daily care fee (the same for all), a capital or periodic payment and a means tested fee (based on your income and assets). The principles are the same as before, but have been simplified into one system for all.
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