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Determinations/Aged Care as made
This Determination sets the concessional resident supplement rates, including the concessional residential rate for assisted residents, with effect from 20 March 2008.
Administered by: Health
Registered 19 Mar 2008
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR13-May-2008
Tabled Senate13-May-2008
Date of repeal 20 Sep 2008
Repealed by Aged Care (Residential care subsidy - amount of concessional resident supplement) Determination 2008 (No. 2)

I, JUSTINE ELLIOT, Minister for Ageing, make this Determination under subsection 44‑6 (4) of the Aged Care Act 1997.

Dated 17 March 2008

JUSTINE ELLIOT


  

  

1              Name of Determination

                This Determination is the Aged Care (Residential care subsidy — amount of concessional resident supplement) Determination 2008.

2              Commencement

                This Determination commences on 20 March 2008.

3              Revocation

                The Determination made by the Minister on 26 June 2007 (ACA Ch. 3 No. 7/2007) under subsection 44‑6 (4) of the Act is revoked.

4              Definitions

                In this Determination:

Act means the Aged Care Act 1997.

new resident has the same meaning as in section 21.13 of the Residential Care Subsidy Principles 1997.

relevant residential care service, for a care recipient who is a concessional resident, means the residential care service that provides residential care (other than respite care) to the care recipient on a day.

5              Amount of concessional resident supplement

                For subsection 44‑6 (4) of the Act, the amount of concessional resident supplement for a day is:

                (a)    for a care recipient who is a concessional resident:

                          (i)    if, on the day, more than 40% of the new residents to whom the relevant residential care service provides residential care (other than respite care) are supported residents, concessional residents or assisted residents — $17.73; and

                         (ii)    in any other case — $11.60; and

               (b)    for a care recipient who is an assisted resident — $7.30.


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