Increasing choice in home care

Calculating the unspent home care amount

You can find step by step instructions on how to calculate unspent home care amounts

You can calculate unspent home care amounts in the amended User Rights Principles 2014 available from the Federal Register of Legislation.

Examples for calculating unspent home care amounts are also available on the Health website.

Any home care fees paid in advance aren’t included in the calculation of the unspent home care amount and must be separately refunded by the provider. Also, home care subsidy isn’t paid for the care recipient's departure day.

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Page last updated: 22 February 2019