as at 1 July 2019
The Service Rates table below are grouped by Service Type and Shift Type. This reflects the structure of the Home Care Services Award 2010, which is applicable for all Home Care Workers in Australia.
The Fees table below includes management, administration and miscellaneous fees.
For an accurate estimate of how many hours of care you may receive per week for a given budget, please Contact Us and we will give you a detailed individual analysis.
An accurate estimate includes all Home Care, Physiotherapist, other Allied Health Professionals, Equipment Hire, Consumables, Travel and discounts for Couples and 24/7 Care.
The table below sets out our standard service rates.
|Service Type||Shift Type||Rate|
|Companion Care||Weekdays 6am-8pm||$49 per hour|
|Weeknights 8pm-6am||$54 per hour|
|Saturdays||$59 per hour|
|Sundays||$69 per hour|
|Public Holidays||$99 per hour|
|Personal Care||Weekdays 6am-8pm||$54 per hour|
|Weeknights 8pm-6am||$59 per hour|
|Saturdays||$64 per hour|
|Sundays||$74 per hour|
|Public Holidays||$109 per hour|
|Nursing Care||Weekdays 6am-8pm||$85 per hour|
|Weeknights 8pm-6am||$99 per hour|
|Saturdays||$129 per hour|
|Sundays||$149 per hour|
|Public Holidays||$210 per hour|
|Overnight Care||Weekdays||$149 per night|
|Saturdays||$159 per night|
|Sundays||$169 per night|
|Public Holidays||$199 per night|
|Split Shift Live-In Care||Weekdays||$299 per shift|
|Saturdays||$350 per shift|
|Sundays||$350 per shift|
|Public Holidays||$375 per shift|
|Live-In Care||Weekdays||$549 per 24 hours|
|Saturdays||$599 per 24 hours|
|Sundays||$649 per 24 hours|
|Public Holidays||$699 per 24 hours|
|Respite Care||This will be a combination of other care types depending on the Care Plan.|
|24 Hour Care||This will be a combination of other care types depending on the Care Plan.|
|Post-Hospital Care||This will be a combination of other care types depending on the Care Plan.|
|Palliative Care||This will be a combination of other care types depending on the Care Plan.|
The table below sets out our standard fees.
|Home Care Package Entry||$0|
|Home Care Package Exit||$0|
|Use of Private Carer Vehicle||$0.99 per km|
Home Care Package Expected Hours and Fees
The easiest way to compare prices between providers is to compare the expected Number Of Hours of Care per level of Home Care Package.
The Table below assumes no Cognitive, Veterans, Oxygen or Entral Supplements are applicable. If they are, the number of hours will increase. The expected number of hours includes the admin fee of 10% and is based on Companion Care services.
Home Care Package Expected Hours Of care
|Home Care Package Level||Expected Number Of Hours Per Week||Expected Number Of Hours Per Fortnight|
|1||4 to 5||9 to 10|
|2||6 to 7||13 to 14|
|3||13 to 14||26 to 28|
|4||19 to 20||39 to 40|
Home Care Package Management Fees
|Home Care Package Level||Expected Package Value Per Week||Management Fee Per Week||Expected Package Value Per Fortnight||Management Fee Per Fortnight|
For a detailed budget, which will include all supplements, third party services, equipment, consumables, travel, income tested fees, daily contributions and discounts, please Contact Us.