You need to know
How the Aged care means tests works.
To get help paying for aged care you need an assessment from an Aged Care Assessment Team and an aged care means test from us.
We review aged care fees under the aged care means test every 3 months.
Most people keep getting the same amount of pension after they move into an aged care home.
You can choose someone to deal with us for you if you're in residential aged care or getting a home care package. This person is your nominee.
If you're in aged care, your aged care provider might need information about your payments from us and the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
Page last updated: 19 July 2018