Three subsidies

People who require long-term supported accommodation due to an illness or a disability may be entitled to access one of three subsidies:

  • Residential Care Subsidy
  • Residential Support Subsidy
  • Top-Up Subsidy.

Read the guide

‘Residential Payments: A guide for administrators of residential facilities’ outlines the role of Te Whatu Ora in the payments process.

It explains the terminology used and gives examples of the paperwork Te Whatu Ora requires from facilities to be able to make a payment.

It also gives information on the interactions necessary with agencies such as the Ministry of Social Development.