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Quality of Care Amendment Principles 2008 (No. 1)

Authoritative Version
  • - F2008L00834
  • No longer in force
Principles as made
This instrument amends the Quality of Care Principles 1997 to allow a resident who was receiving a high level of residential care prior to commencement of this instrument to be taken to continue receiving that care after the introduction of the ACFI.
Administered by: Health
Registered 18 Mar 2008
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR13-May-2008
Tabled Senate13-May-2008
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Social Services (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Quality of Care Amendment Principles 2008 (No. 1)

Aged Care Act 1997

I, JUSTINE ELLIOT, Minister for Ageing, make these Principles under subsection 96‑1 (1) of the Aged Care Act 1997.

Dated 13 March 2008

JUSTINE ELLIOT


  

  

1              Name of Principles

                These Principles are the Quality of Care Amendment Principles 2008 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                These Principles commence on the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Aged Care Amendment (Residential Care) Act 2007.

3              Amendment of Quality of Care Principles 1997

                Schedule 1 amends the Quality of Care Principles 1997.


Schedule 1        Amendments

(section 3)

  

[1]           Section 18.3, definitions of assessed as requiring nursing services and Resident Classification Scale

omit

[2]           Subsection 18.6 (3)

substitute

         (3)   However, on or after commencement, the services stated in Part 3 of Schedule 1 are required only for the following residents:

                (a)    a resident who on the day before commencement was receiving a high level of residential care (as defined in the Act immediately before commencement);

               (b)    a resident who is receiving a high level of residential care (as defined in the Act immediately before commencement);

                (c)    a resident who is receiving a high level of residential care (as defined in the Act on or after commencement).

         (4)   In this section:

commencement means the commencement of the Quality of Care Amendment Principles 2008 (No. 1).


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