Department of Health

Continence Aids Payment Scheme

The CAPS is an Australian Government Scheme that provides a payment to assist eligible people who have permanent and severe incontinence to meet some of the costs of their incontinence products. The payment is made by Medicare directly into a clients nominated bank account. For further information about CAPS please choose one of the pages below:

Details of the The Continence Aid Payment 2010 legislation can be found at

You can also download:

 If you have any questions about completing your CAPS application form, please contact Medicare on 132 011 and select the general enquiries option.