Are you considering aged care services for a family member?
The decision to move a loved one into aged care can be complex, stressful and sometimes urgent. The options and costs differ from person to person, having a plan can help you reduce costs and maximise benefits.
Questions about aged care and unfamiliar terminology
Refundable accommodation deposits, daily accommodation payments, income-tested fees and ACAT assessments are unfamiliar terms to someone navigating the aged care system for the first time. There are many financial questions that need to be addressed; what should we do with the family home? Will this affect Dad’s pension and how can we afford this?