Approved Provider Amendment (Home Care)
I, Jacinta Collins, Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, make the following principle under the Aged Care Act 1997.
Dated: 8/7 2013
Minister for Mental Health and Ageing
1 Name of principle 1
2 Commencement 1
3 Authority 1
4 Schedule(s) 1
Schedule 1—Amendments 2
Approved Provider Principles 1997 2
1 Name of principle
This principle is the Approved Provider Amendment (Home Care) Principle 2013.
This principle commences on 1 August 2013.
This principle is made under the Aged Care Act 1997.
Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.
Approved Provider Principles 1997
1 Section 6.3 (note at the end)
Repeal the note, substitute:
Note: A number of expressions used in these Principles are defined in the Act, including the following:
(a) home care;
(b) residential care.
2 Subsection 6.8(2) (examples at the end)
Repeal the examples, substitute:
Examples of other supported environments for paragraph (a)
1. Retirement villages
2. Sheltered housing
3. Nursing homes or hostels for the aged
4. Day care centres
5. HACC programs
6. Residential care services
7. Home care services
8. Flexible care services