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What is an Accommodation Bond and How Do You Pay for Aged Care?

What is an Accommodation Bond and How Do You Pay for Aged Care?

Mum or dad are fine one day, then suddenly they’re in hospital and your local ACAT (aged care assessment team) are saying they need permanent residential care in a hostel or nursing home. It can be quite a shock. Especially when you’re confronted with the costs. One of the first questions many families ask when an elderly relative is assessed is: what is an accommodation bond...

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