The Summer Foundation has produced new resources that explain residential aged care fees and what charges are covered by the NDIS.
“The NDIS and Aged Care Fees” is a guide for people with disability, their families and key supporters, support coordinators and plan managers. It clarifies what the NDIS will fund in a participant’s plan. The information is for people living in aged care or those preparing to move in to aged care. Download here.
“Residential Aged Care Costs for NDIS Participants” is a fact sheet for NDIS plan managers and financial intermediaries, to guide them in how to best support people to access the NDIS funding.
You’ll find information around NDIS planning meetings and explanations of the different fees charged by residential aged care providers. It clarifies what the basic daily fee and the means-tested care fee are, and what the NDIS will cover. Download here.