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ACA Ch. 3 No. 1/2006 Determinations/Aged Care as made
This Determination sets out the amounts of basic subsidy payable for care recipients in residential care homes.
Administered by: Health
Registered 29 Jun 2006
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate08-Aug-2006
Tabled HR08-Aug-2006
Date of repeal 01 Jul 2007
Repealed by Aged Care Act 1997 - Determination under section 44-3 (ACA Ch. 3 No. 6/2007)

AGED CARE ACT 1997

 

Determination under section 44-3

 

I, SANTO SANTORO, Minister for Ageing, acting under section 44-3(2) of the Aged Care Act 1997, REVOKE, immediately before 1 July 2006, Determination ACA Ch. 3 No.4 /2005 and DETERMINE, commencing on 1 July 2006, that the amounts of BASIC SUBSIDY payable in respect of a day are as set out below.

 

1.             Subject to 2. and 3., an amount, depending upon the classification level of the care recipient being provided with residential care and whether the residential care being provided is respite care, equal to

 

Classification Level

Rate

 

 

   RCS  1

$122.77

 

   RCS  2

$111.32

 

   RCS  3

$95.90

 

   RCS  4

$67.79

 

   RCS  5

$41.29

 

   RCS  6

$34.22

 

   RCS  7

$26.27

 

   RCS  8

$0.00

 

   Respite High *

$95.90

 

   Respite Low *

$34.22

 

* These Subsidies are only payable for the “Maximum Number of Days” prescribed by section 21.18 of the Residential Care Subsidy Principles 1997.

 

2.             Where the maximum number of days on which the care recipient may have been provided with residential care as respite care during a relevant financial year has been reached, the basic subsidy for respite care is nil ($0.00).  The maximum number of days is set out in section 21.18 of the Residential Care Subsidy Principles 1997.

 

3.             For care recipients in residential care homes which provide a greater proportion of care to recipients of respite care than that specified in the conditions attached to the allocation of places to the approved provider of the residential care service, the basic subsidy for respite care is nil ($0.00).

 

4.             Where a care recipient being provided with residential care is taken to be classified at the lowest applicable classification level because the appraisal, or reappraisal, of the care recipient is received by the Secretary outside the * appraisal period or * reappraisal period, an amount for each day, depending upon the classification of the care recipient after the Secretary receives the appraisal or reappraisal, equal to


 

Default RCS Rate

Rate

   Late RCS  1

$87.77

   Late RCS  2

$76.32

   Late RCS  3

$60.90

   Late RCS  4

$32.79

   Late RCS  5

$21.29

   Late RCS  6

$14.22

   Late RCS  7

$6.27

   Late RCS  8

$0.00

 

     *Appraisal period and *reappraisal period are defined in subsection 21.11(3) of the Residential Care

        Subsidy Principles 1997.

 

 

 

 

Date Stamped 28 June 2006

 

 

Dated…….………….day of……………..June 2006

 

 

 

Signed by

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SANTO SANTORO

Minister for Ageing