About Home Care
Staff Travel Costs
You may be charged for staff travel costs to and from your home.
What is staff travel costs
While it is commom to pay for travel if you are being taken somewhere, a small percentage of providers charge you a fee for your care worker to travel to and from your home. The charges are priced per kilometre, which can add up if your care worker is travelling long distances regularly. It’s important to understand travel costs and ensure there are no surprises.
Will I be charged staff travel costs?
Not all service providers charge travel costs. 55% of providers charge travel costs that range from $0.10 to $3.00 per km. Make sure you consider these fees when comparing providers on CareCompare.
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