Subsidies for Non-Residential Long-Term Care Services

The Ministry of Health (MOH) provides means-tested subsidies for non-residential Long-Term Care (LTC) services by government-funded LTC providers to ensure that patients have access to more affordable care.

30 Aug 2022

Subsidy Framework for Non-Residential Long-Term Care Services

Non-Residential Long-Term Care (LTC) services include home-based services such as Home Palliative Care, Home Medical services, Home Nursing services, Home Help services, and Home Personal Care, as well as centre-based services such as Community Rehabilitation, Maintenance Day Care, Dementia Day Care and Centre-Based Nursing, as well as Psychiatric Day Rehabilitation and Day Hospice services.

The current subsidy framework for Non-Residential LTC services is as shown below.

Current Subsidy Levels for Non-Residential LTC Services

Monthly Per Capita Household Income (PCHI)1

SCs

PRs

 No PCHI Annual Value2 ≤ $13,000: 80%
Annual Value > $13,000: 0%
 Annual Value ≤ $13,000: 55%
Annual Value > $13,000: 0%

$800 and below

80%

55%

$801 to $1,200

75%

50%

$1,201 to $1,900

60%

40%

$1,901 to $2,000

50%

30%

$2,001 to $2,800

30%

15%

$2,801 and above

0%

0%

 

1Monthly PCHI is computed as the total gross household monthly income divided by the total number of family members living together in the household. Gross monthly household income includes basic employment income, trade/self-employed income, overtime pay, allowances, cash awards, commissions, and bonuses.
2Annual Value is the estimated gross annual rent of a property if it were to be rented out, excluding furnishings and maintenance fees. It is determined by IRAS, and may be checked via mytax.iras.gov.sg.