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Home Care Subsidy Principles 2013

Authoritative Version
Principles as made
These principles provide details regarding the payment of home care subsidy.
Administered by: Social Services
Made 08 Jul 2013
Registered 10 Jul 2013
Tabled HR 12 Nov 2013
Tabled Senate 12 Nov 2013
Date of repeal 01 Jul 2014
Repealed by Aged Care (Principles and Determinations) Repeal Instrument 2014
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Home Care Subsidy Principles 2013

I, Jacinta Collins, Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, make the following principle under the Aged Care Act 1997.

Dated:  8 July 2013

Jacinta Collins

Minister for Mental Health and Ageing

 

  

  

  


Contents

15A.1.... Name of principles........................................................................................................ 1

15A.2.... Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

15A.3.... Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

15A.4.... Definition...................................................................................................................... 1

15A.5.... Suspension of home care............................................................................................... 1

15A.6.... Amounts of advances of home care subsidy................................................................. 1

 


15A.1  Name of principles

                   These principles are the Home Care Subsidy Principles 2013.

15A.2  Commencement

                   These principles commence on 1 August 2013.

15A.3  Authority

                   These principles are made under the Aged Care Act 1997.

15A.4  Definition

                   In these principles:

Act means the Aged Care Act 1997.

Note:          A number of expressions used in these principles are defined in the Act, including home care agreement.

15A.5  Suspension of home care

             (1)  This section applies, for the purposes of Part 3.2 of the Act, if the provision of home care to a care recipient in accordance with a home care agreement is suspended, on a temporary basis, under section 46‑2 of the Act in accordance with a request made under subsection 46‑2(1) of the Act.

             (2)  The home care agreement (as in force on the commencement date specified in the request) is taken to remain in force during the period for which the provision of home care is suspended (the suspension period).

             (3)  The care recipient is taken to have been provided with home care, as required by the home care agreement, on each day of the suspension period.

             (4)  The suspension period:

                     (a)  includes the commencement date mentioned in subsection (2); but

                     (b)  does not include the day on which the approved provider recommences, or commences, providing home care to the care recipient.

15A.6  Amounts of advances of home care subsidy

                   For subsection 47‑3(4) of the Act, amounts of advances must be worked out by taking into account only care recipients who are being provided with home care in accordance with a home care agreement.