Calculating your costs for residential aged care

We assess your income and assets to work out how we can help you with the cost of residential care. This may include the value of your home.

The deeming rates we use to assess your income are being lowered. Read more about changes to the deeming rates.

We add up all your income, including any:

We add up what all of your assets are worth.

We also take into account if you’re in a couple or own your own home.

Read about what income and assets get assessed on the My Aged Care website.

Page last updated: 20 September 2019