Your guide to aged care

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This guide covers a range of topics that you should consider when discussing aged care plans with your clients, including eligibility for government subsidised aged care, home care packages, the aged care means test and more. Key costs and caps are covered, and a thorough case study demonstrates how to calculate the means tested care fee in several different scenarios.

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Super death benefits are subject to the transfer balance cap rules where a death benefit income stream is paid. Child pensions also have special rules.
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Residential aged care can be expensive, but before clients pay the accommodation costs for a parent they need to be aware of the impact on other fees.
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There are various fees aged care homes charge residents, including a basic daily care fee, accommodation cost, health care fee and an extra service fee.
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