Fees & Charges

With Residential Aged Care in Australia, there are four main payment fees applicable.

1. Basic Daily Fee

All residents pay a Basic Daily Fee of $52.25, which covers the costs of daily living expenses, such as meals, cleaning, laundry and electricity. This fee is set by the Department of Human Services and reviewed twice a year in March and September, in line with the Aged Pension Rate.

2. Means Tested Care Fee

This is a contribution towards the cost of care that some residents may need to pay. The Department of Human Services will determine the amount of the fee based on an assessment of income and assets. This fee is not retained by My Delta Care.

3. Accommodation Payment

Depending on the income and assets assessment, some residents will need to pay an Accommodation Payment.

Calculations based on

Current Interest Rate of 4.10%

ROOM TYPE DESCRIPTION DAP(Per Day) RAD
SHARED Shared accommodation with shared ensuite $28.08 $250,000
SUPERIOR Private accommodation with private ensuite $39.32 $350,000
PREMIUM Private accommodation with private ensuite featuring views to garden or similar $44.93 $400,000
MOUNTAIN VIEW Private accommodation with private ensuite featuring sweeping mountain views $56.16 $500,000

Residents have the option to pay for their accommodation either as:

Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD)

This is a lump sum deposit which is refunded at the end of residency.

Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP)

This payment is the interest payable on any unpaid RAD and calculated into a daily payment. The interest rate is set by the Department of Health at the date of admission. See above for Current Interest rate.

A Combination of both RAD and DAP

Please see overleaf for examples.

4. Additional Services

My Delta Care have NO ADDITIONAL SERVICE FEES. Optional extras include hairdresser, Foxtel in private rooms and a clothes labelling service if required.

Examples of

RAD and DAP Combinations

ROOM TYPE DESCRIPTION DAP(Per Day) RAD
SHARED
$250,000
DAP Payable $28.08 $0
Sample DAP payable pp with partial RAD paid $16.85 $100,000
SUPERIOR
$350,000
DAP Payable $39.32 $0
Sample DAP payable pp with partial RAD paid $22.47 $150,000
PREMIUM
$400,000
DAP Payable $44.93 $0
Sample DAP payable pp with partial RAD paid $19.66 $225,000
MOUNTAIN VIEW
$500,000
DAP Payable $56.16 $0
Sample DAP payable pp with partial RAD paid $16.85 $350,000

For further enquries, please contact our Admissions Officer Franca Dema.

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