Questions to ask an Aged Care facility

The government have put together a good list of questions to ask when checking out aged care homes. These form a great starting point in addition to other questions you may have based on what is important to you and your family. You can view the checklist here:

Nursing Home Costs: All You Need To Know

Nursing home costs (or aged care facilities as they are now known) are made up of the following components: accomodation costs, daily fee, care fee and extra fee/service fee. The accommodation cost is determined once an income and assets assessment is completed. This is arranged through either the Department of Human Services or Department of Veteran Affairs. A resident will be classified …