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Determinations/Aged Care as made
This determination sets the concessional resident supplement rate payable for residential aged care services provided to concessional and assisted residents.
Administered by: Social Services
Made 12 Mar 2014
Registered 18 Mar 2014
Tabled HR 20 Mar 2014
Tabled Senate 20 Mar 2014
Date of repeal 01 Jul 2014
Repealed by Aged Care (Principles and Determinations) Repeal Instrument 2014

Aged Care (Residential Care Subsidy Amount of Concessional Resident Supplement) Determination 2014 (No. 1)

 

 

Aged Care Act 1997

 

I, MITCH FIFIELD, Assistant Minister for Social Services, make this Determination under subsection 44-6(4) of the Aged Care Act 1997.

 

Dated: 12 March 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

MITCH FIFIELD

Assistant Minister for Social Services

1              Name of Determination

This Determination is the Aged Care (Residential Care Subsidy — Amount of Concessional Resident Supplement) Determination 2014 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                This Determination commences on 20 March 2014.

3              Revocation

The Aged Care (Residential Care Subsidy – Amount of Concessional Resident Supplement) Determination 2013 (No.2) made by the Hon Kevin Andrews, Minister for Social Services, on 19 September 2013, also known as F2013L01713, is revoked.

 


4            Definitions

In this Determination:

 

Act means the Aged Care Act 1997.

 

new resident has the meaning given by section 21.11B 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 — $20.91; and

 

(ii)          in any other case — $13.67; and

 

(b)          for a care recipient who is an assisted resident — $8.61.

6              Amount of concessional resident supplement for care recipients on pre-entry leave

(1)       For the purposes of this section, a care recipient is on pre-entry leave in the circumstances described in subsection 42-3(3) of the Act.

(2)       Notwithstanding section 5, for subsection 44-6(4) of the Act, the amount of the concessional resident supplement for a day on which the care recipient is on pre-entry leave is $0.00.

 

Note

1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See http://www.comlaw.gov.au.