Effective 7 March 2022

The TAC is aware of the ongoing significant impact of COVID-19 on clients and on service providers, particularly in the substantial reduction in community access, therapy supports and other costs arising from the pandemic. To help ensure Attendant Care providers remain viable and retain their staff during the COVID-19 outbreak, the TAC is providing two financial support measures::

1. The 2022-23 2.53% indexation of TAC Attendant Care fees will take effect from Monday 7 March 2022 (brought forward from 1 July 2022)

2. A temporary 5% loading will be added post indexation to the Attendant Care fees, from Monday 7 March until 21 August 2022.

Attendant Care - IRQS*

* For further information regarding Attendant Care - IRQS (Independently Reviewed against Quality Standards), please refer to the registration criteria at www.tac.vic.gov.au

For Attendant Care IRQS services provided between 7 March 2022 and 21 August 2022
Service Description TAC Item
Number
Maximum
Payment
Rate
IRQS Attendant Care (per hour) including Personal Support, Community Access Support, Therapy Support, Post Acute Support and TAC Client Specific Support Worker Training  
  - Weekday (Day) 6am to 8pm AT0020 $57.29
  - Weekday (Evening) 8pm-midnight AT0020 $63.21
  - Weekday (Night) midnight - 6amAT0020$64.38
  - SaturdayAT0020$78.78
  - SundayAT0020$102.45
Shared Care Service (per staff person) AT0020 $85.26                      
Inactive Sleepover Shift (8 hour shift with one hour of active support) AT0025 $231.98
Weekday Active Overnight Support (per hour) AT0025 $64.38
Care on a public holiday AT0020 $128.26
Shared Care on a public holiday (per staff person) AT0020 $140.93
Program Establishment Fee† AT0005 $1,504.79
Approved Travel (per km) AT0010 $0.80
Standard Daily Support (per 24 hour shift) AT0020 $638.74
Public Holiday Rate Standard Daily Support AT0020 $1,012.04
Complex Daily Support (per 24 hour shift) AT0020 $829.50
Public Holiday Rate Complex Daily Support AT0020 $1,320.84

Attendant Care - IRQS*

* For further information regarding Attendant Care - IRQS (Independently Reviewed against Quality Standards), please refer to the registration criteria at www.tac.vic.gov.au

For Attendant Care IRQS services provided between 28 June 2021 and 6 March 2022
Service Description TAC Item
Number
Maximum
Payment
Rate
IRQS Attendant Care (per hour) including Personal Support, Community Access Support, Therapy Support, Post Acute Support and TAC Client Specific Support Worker Training  
  - Weekday (Day) 6am to 8pm AT0020 $53.21
  - Weekday (Evening) 8pm-midnight AT0020 $58.71
  - Weekday (Night) midnight - 6am AT0020 $59.80
  - Saturday AT0020 $73.18
  - Sunday AT0020 $95.16
Shared Care Service (per staff person) AT0020 $79.20                      
Inactive Sleepover Shift (8 hour shift with one hour of active support) AT0025 $215.48
Weekday Active Overnight Support (per hour) AT0025 $59.80
Care on a public holiday AT0020 $119.14
Shared Care on a public holiday (per staff person) AT0020 $130.91
Program Establishment Fee† AT0005 $1397.77
Approved Travel (per km) AT0010 $0.80
Standard Daily Support (per 24 hour shift) AT0020 $593.31
Public Holiday Rate Standard Daily Support AT0020 $940.07
Complex Daily Support (per 24 hour shift) AT0020 $770.51
Public Holiday Rate Complex Daily Support AT0020 $1,226.90

Attendant Care - IRQS*

* For further information regarding Attendant Care - IRQS (Independently Reviewed against Quality Standards), please refer to the registration criteria at www.tac.vic.gov.au

For Attendant Care IRQS services provided between 29 June 2020 and 27 June 2021
Service Description TAC Item
Number
Maximum
Payment
Rate
IRQS Attendant Care (per hour) including Personal Support, Community Access Support, Therapy Support, Post Acute Support and TAC Client Specific Support Worker Training  
  - Weekday (Day) 6am to 8pm AT0020 $52.54
  - Weekday (Evening) 8pm-midnight AT0020 $57.96
  - Weekday (Night) midnight - 6am AT0020 $59.05
  - Saturday AT0020 $72.26
  - Sunday AT0020 $93.96
Shared Care Service (per staff person) AT0020 $78.20                      
Inactive Sleepover Shift (8 hour shift with one hour of active support) AT0025 $212.76
Weekday Active Overnight Support (per hour) AT0025 $59.05
Care on a public holiday AT0020 $117.64
Shared Care on a public holiday (per staff person) AT0020 $129.26
Program Establishment Fee† AT0005 $1380.10
Approved Travel (per km) AT0010 $0.78
Standard Daily Support (per 24 hour shift) AT0020 $585.81
Public Holiday Rate Standard Daily Support AT0020 $928.19
Complex Daily Support (per 24 hour shift) AT0020 $760.77
Public Holiday Rate Complex Daily Support AT0020 $1,211.39

Program Establishment Fee may be approved to the Service Provider when providing the TAC Client with 4 hours or more of Services per Billing Period, for a period of more than three consecutive months and is to assist with; Recruitment of new Personnel, Development of a Care Plan and Training Plan, as well as Compliance with OHS site audit requirements. This is a one off payment for the Service Provider to ensure the establishment of a quality care program on behalf of the TAC Client.