There are various costs associated with entering, living in and leaving a retirement community. Here is a list of the most common:
Make sure you discuss these fees with a legal or financial adviser so you can consider them against your own financial situation.
Depending on your financial situation, you may be asked to pay one or more of the following fees to cover your care:
To keep things flexible, there are three main ways for you to pay:
Respite is the typical reference used for temporary care of a person requiring care services.
To receive respite care in a Government funded facility, you must have an aged care assessment with respite approval. Once you have this, you will be able to claim up to 63 days respite per year.