Reprioritising the Aged Care Workforce Supplement

From 1 July 2014, Residential, home care and flexible care providers will receive an increase in funding of 2.4 per cent of their basic subsidy.

This measure started on 1 July 2014.

Description of the measure

Payments through the Viability Supplement will also increase by 20 per cent from 1 July 2014.

Questions and answers

Who will be affected by this measure?

All eligible residential and home care providers. 

Am I eligible for this measure?

Any residential or home care providers eligible to receive basic subsidy will automatically receive the increased subsidy amounts from 1 July 2014. There are no changes to the existing eligibility rules for Viability Supplement.

When will this measure start and finish?

Basic Subsidy rates for home and residential care providers will increase from 1 July 2014.

The Viability Supplement will increase on 1 July 2014.

Page last updated: 15 March 2016

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