Seniors in aged care

Aged Care Alert – January 2022 indexation – Updated Schedules, Quarterly Review and increase to MPIR

Published: 22 December 2021
  • national
  • 22 December 2021
  • Department of Health

An update of the Schedules for residential and home care fees and charges will take effect from 1 January 2022.

These schedules apply to residential and home care recipients. It includes basic daily fees, income-tested fees, and rates and charges that apply to residents.

Services Australia’s Quarterly Review of residential and home care fees will take effect from 1 January 2022. Aged care recipients and providers will receive letters letting them know if there is a change to a care recipient’s fees and charges or if a refund may be due.