Medicare Assistance (CAPS)

What is CAPS
The Continence Aids Payment Scheme (CAPS) provides a yearly payment of $609.70 (indexed annually), to assist eligible people to meet some of the costs associated with managing their incontinence.

What is the payment under CAPS
If you are eligible for CAPS, the current payment is $609.70 which is indexed annually.

Am I eligible for CAPS
If you are an Australian resident over 5 years of age with permanent or severe incontinence and you do not reside in a high-care Australian Government funded aged care home you may be eligible for CAPS. More information about eligibility 

How can Gimel help with CAPS
Gimel is an accredited supplier under CAPS. This means that you have the option of nominating Gimel to receive your payment directly from which you can make your purchases. Gimel creates an account so that you can access this payment for your continence product purchases easily.

How do I nominate Gimel for CAPS
You can apply for CAPS and nominate Gimel online, see the links below or contact us

Downloads
CAPS Application Form
CAPS Eligible Neurological Conditions
CAPS Eligible 'Other' Conditions