Subsidies for Residential Long-Term Care Services

The Ministry of Health (MOH) provides means-tested subsidies for 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 Residential Long-Term Care Services

Residential Long-Term Care (LTC) services include Chronic Sick (High/Low) services, Nursing Home services, Inpatient Hospice Palliative Care Services, Psychiatric Rehabilitation Homes and Psychiatric Sheltered Homes.

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

Current Subsidy Levels for Residential LTC Services

Monthly Per Capita Household Income (PCHI)1

SCs

PRs

 No PCHIAnnual Value≤ $13,000: 75%
Annual Value > $13,000: 0% 
 Annual Value ≤ $13,000: 50%
Annual Value > $13,000: 0%

$800 and below

75%

50%

$801 to $1,200

60%

40%

$1,201 to $1,900

50%

30%

$1,901 to $2,000

40%

20%

$2,001 to $2,800

20%

10%

$2,801 and above

0%

0%

 

1 Monthly 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.