Home Care Package Fee Schedule

as at 5 September 2019

Structure of Fees and Charges – Home Care Services:

Services available

24 hours, 7 days a week, 365 days a year

Ordinary service hours

7am to 6pm, Monday to Friday

After hour services

6pm to 7am, Monday to Sunday

Public holidays

Services available as per consumer request.

Service duration

Minimum of a 1 hour service

Transport

A per kilometre rate is charged when using motor vehicles within the duration of client service times.

Late cancellation fee

Where the service is cancelled after 5pm the day before the rostered service, a 1 hour fee will apply.

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24 hour Respite Care, Live-in Carer and Complimenting Services.

Exit fee

$400

Care Assistant (Support Worker)

Service Days

Service Times

Hourly Rate

Monday to Friday

7am to 6pm

$55.00

Monday to Friday

6pm to 7am

$70.00

Saturday

All Day

$82.50

Sunday

All Day

$82.50

Public Holiday

All Day

$110.00

Travel (within service times)

$1.00 per km

Overnight/24 Hour Care

Price on Application

*AusCare Home & Community Care Limited (AusCare) charges a 10% administration fee and a 15% care management (case management) fee of Home Care Packages.

Nursing Staff

Service Days

Service Times

Hourly Rate

Monday to Friday

7am to 6pm

$85.00

Monday to Friday

6pm to 7am

$106.25

Saturday

All Day

$127.50

Sunday

All Day

$155.70

Public Holiday

All Day

$170.00

Travel (within service times)

$1.00 per km

This fee schedule is correct at the time of printing and is subject to change at the scheduled 6 monthly review times. All services are charged at a minimum of 1 hour. 24 hours notice must be given for cancellation of services. Service will be subject to late cancellation fees for the duration of the scheduled service if notification is after this time.