Mirus Industry Analysis (MIA) – April 2023 edition

April 18, 2023 | Aged Care Finance

MIA Apr 23 blog

Increases in ADS, occupancy and RN minutes

Rob Covino presents Mirus Industry Analysis (MIA), a series of monthly insights into the key performance indicators and cumulative industry trends from the 90,000+ beds we monitor for financial sustainability. 

Welcome to the April 2023 edition of Mirus Industry Analysis (MIA). 

Revenue management

Over the March period, the industry Average Daily Subsidy (ADS) jumped $1.40 to $223.77. Claiming activity across the sector slipped back again this month to 5.37% which is a further 2% less than in February..


We saw some bounce back in occupancy levels in March with the industry achieving 87.04% of occupied bed days. Strong performance in permanent admissions and respite bed days provided the boost.

Workforce management

Total Direct Care Minutes dropped 2.3% in March bringing the the industry average to 169.58 minutes. RN minutes rose, and agency minutes took a step back from the holiday peak period by a solid 21.40%.

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About Mirus Industry Analysis (MIA) 

We love numbers and we love data! With one of the largest Aged Care databases in Australia, each month we bring you MIA – a monthly wrap up of insights captured from data covering 90,000+ beds.  

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