RAD approval process and form
Find out about RAD approvals, the approval process, and download the latest RAD application form.
Index approved RADs
You can apply indexation to approved RADs on approval anniversary dates. Try our indexation calculator to better understand how indexing works.
Expiring RAD approvals
RAD approvals expire after 4 years. Find out what your options are and how to re-apply for approval.
What we do
Our role is limited to reviewing and approving RADs of more than $550,000, and changes to extra service fees. We do not review other aged care costs.
Latest ACPC updates
After receiving feedback from providers, we have made some minor changes to the RAD application form. Keep up to date by visiting our website before commencing your submissions to ensure you always have the latest version of the application form and datasheet.
Annual report 2020–21
Our annual report summarises what we did over the last year and reflects what is happening in the broader residential aged care sector across Australia.
The report covers:
- Commissioner's overview
- functions of the ACPC
- ACPC operations in 2020–21 – the year on a page
- future developments in 2021–22.
Refundable accommodation deposit (RAD) indexation calculator
Residential aged care providers can use this calculator to work out the indexed RAD amount for the current approval year.