Publication Details

J. McNamee, M. Snoek, C. Kobel, C. Loggie, N. Rankin & K. Eagar, A funding model for the residential aged care sector. The Resource Utilisation and Classification Study: Report 5 (Australian Health Services Research Institute, University of Wollongong, 2019).


This is one of a series of reports that presents the results of an important national study commissioned by the Department of Health (the Department) to inform the development of a new funding model for residential aged care in Australia. The purpose of this report is to provide an outline of the key design features of the proposed new funding model. Also discussed are the anticipated impacts of the model for both government and the aged care sector, and a recommended approach to implementation.