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Classification Amendment Principles 2012

Authoritative Version
  • - F2012L02298
  • No longer in force
Principles as made
These principles amend the Classification Principles 1997 to implement changes to Schedule 1 which details the scores for question ratings.
Administered by: Health
General Comments: See section 5 for savings, application and transitional.
Registered 30 Nov 2012
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR05-Feb-2013
Tabled Senate05-Feb-2013
Date of repeal 02 Dec 2012
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 5A of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003

Commonwealth Coat of Arms

I, MARK BUTLER, Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, make these Principles under section 96-1 of the Aged Care Act 1997.

Dated 27 November 2012

MARK BUTLER


1              Name of Principles

                These Principles are the Classification Amendment Principles 2012.

2              Commencement

                These Principles commence on 1 December 2012.

3              Amendment of Classification Principles 1997

                Schedule 1 amends the Classification Principles 1997.


 

4              Application of Classification Principles 1997 as amended by these Principles

                The Classification Principles 1997, as in force on and after the commencement of these Principles (commencement), apply in relation to the following:

                 (a)     a classification, under section 25‑1 of the Act, of a care recipient to whom an approved provider began or begins providing care on or after 1 July 2012;

                (b)     a renewal of a classification, under section 27‑6 of the Act, of the classification of a care recipient:

                          (i)     whose classification expires on or after 1 July 2012; or

                         (ii)     whose reappraisal under section 27‑4 of the Act was or is received by the Secretary after 1 July 2012;

                 (c)     a change of a classification under section 29‑1 of the Act on or after 1 July 2012.

5              Application of Classification Principles 1997 as in force immediately before commencement

                The Classification Principles 1997, as in force immediately before commencement, continue to apply in relation to the following:

                 (a)     a classification, under section 25‑1 of the Act, of a care recipient to whom an approved provider began providing care before 1 July 2012;

                (b)     a renewal of a classification, under section 27‑6 of the Act of a care recipient;

                          (i)     whose classification expired before 1 July 2012; or

                         (ii)     whose reappraisal under section 27-4 of the Act  was received by the Secretary before 1 July 2012;

                 (c)     a change of a classification, under section 29‑1 of the Act before 1 July 2012.

 


Schedule 1        Amendments

(section 3)  

 

[1]           Schedule 1

            substitute

 

         

           

Schedule 1     Scores for question ratings

(section 9.3B)

Part 1          Activities of daily living domain

Question

Rating

Score

1   Nutrition

A

0

 

B

6.69

 

C

13.39

 

D

20.09

2   Mobility

A

0

 

B

6.88

 

C

13.76

 

D

20.65

3   Personal hygiene

A

0

 

B

6.88

 

C

13.76

 

D

20.65

4   Toileting

A

0

 

B

6.11

 

C

12.21

 

D

18.31

5   Continence

A

0

 

B

5.79

 

C

11.53

 

D

17.31

Part 2          Behaviour domain

Question

Rating

Score

6   Cognitive skills

A

0

 

B

6.98

 

C

13.91

 

D

20.88

7   Wandering

A

0

 

B

5.91

 

C

11.82

 

D

17.72

8   Verbal behaviour

A

0

 

B

7.04

 

C

14.10

 

D

21.14

9   Physical behaviour

A

0

 

B

7.70

 

C

15.40

 

D

23.11

10   Depression

A

0

 

B

5.71

 

C

11.43

 

D

17.15

Part 3          Complex health care domain

 

 

 

Question 12   Complex health care

 

Rating

A

B

C

D

Question 11 Medication

A

0

0

2

2

B

0

1

2

3

C

1

1

2

3

D

1

2

3

3

Note

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