To obtain admission to Fronditha Care’s residential care services you must first be assessed by the Aged Care Assessment Service. This service determines your eligibility and level of care you may require. For information on how to contact Aged Care Assessment Services go to the My Aged Care website www.myagedcare.gov.au. Once you have been assessed … Continued
FAQ Category: Residential Services
All of Fronditha Care’s residential aged care facilities and community support services have awaiting lists. It is not possible to ascertain how long an applicant may have to wait before they are admitted. Allocation of vacant beds or other services are done on a needs basis after assessment by Fronditha Care.
The fees payable by elders for residential care services is set by Commonwealth government legislation and regulations. The exact amount you are required to pay is determined after assessment of their level of income and assets, by Centrelink. The components of fees are:
The Commonwealth government under the Living Longer Better legislation, (Aged Care Act) requires that all eligible residents entering residential care pay a Refundable Accommodation Deposit. This is for your accommodation costs. A Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD) is an amount arranged between the resident and Fronditha Care. The RAD amount for each facility may vary and … Continued
You can choose to pay RAD either in full as a lump sum or a regular monthly amount, called a Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP), or combined of both (a RAD & DAP). The Daily Accommodation Payment is not a payment by instalment. It is not refundable and will involve a monthly interest charge against the … Continued