Aged Care (Residential Care Subsidy - Amount of Viability Supplement) Determination 2006

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Aged Care (Residential Care Subsidy — Amount of Viability Supplement) Determination 2006 Aged Care Act 1997
I, SANTO SANTORO, Minister for Ageing, make this Determination under subsection 44-29 (8) of the Aged Care Act 1997. Dated 30 June 2006 SANTO SANTORO Minister for Ageing
     
1              Name of Determination                 This Determination is the Aged Care (Residential Care Subsidy — Amount of Viability Supplement) Determination 2006.
2              Commencement                 This Determination commences on 1 July 2006.
3              Revocation of previous determinations                 The following determinations are revoked:                 (a)    Aged Care (Residential Care Subsidy — Amount of Viability Supplement) Determination 2005 (No. 2);                (b)    Aged Care (Residential Care Subsidy — Amount of Viability Supplement) Determination 2005 (No. 3).
4              Definitions                 In this Determination: 1997 scheme service has the meaning given by section 21.34 of the Principles. 2001 scheme service has the meaning given by section 21.34 of the Principles. 2005 scheme service has the meaning given by section 21.34 of the Principles. Principles means the Residential Care Subsidy Principles 1997.
5              Amount of viability supplement for care recipient — 1997 scheme services          (1)   For a care recipient to whom residential care is provided through a 1997 scheme service on a day, the amount of viability supplement for the day is the amount mentioned in the item in the following table that applies to the service on the day.  
Item
Degree of Isolation
Number of places
Amount ($)
1
Isolated Remote Area
less than 16
21.49
2
Isolated Remote Area
more than 15 but less than 30
13.23
3
Isolated Remote Area
more than 29
1.31
4
Remote Centre
less than 16
10.25
5
Remote Centre
more than 15 but less than 30
7.29
6
Remote Centre
more than 29
1.31
7
Rural Outside Large Centre
less than 16
4.31
8
Rural Outside Large Centre
more than 15 but less than 30
1.31
9
Rural Outside Large Centre
more than 29
1.31
10
An area not mentioned in items 1 to 9
not applicable
1.31
         (2)   In this section: Classification means the Rural, Remote and Metropolitan Area Classification, 1991 Census Edition, AGPS 1994. Isolated Remote Area means a Statistical Local Area classified as ‘Other Remote’ in the Classification. number of places, for a residential care service, means the number of places allocated in respect of the residential care service. Remote Centre means a Statistical Local Area classified as ‘Remote Centre’ in the Classification. Rural Outside Large Centre means a Statistical Local Area classified as ‘Other Rural’ or ‘Small Rural Centre’ in the Classification.
6              Amount of viability supplement for care recipient — 2001 scheme services                 For a care recipient to whom residential care is provided through a 2001 scheme service on a day, the amount of viability supplement for the day is the amount mentioned in the item in the following table for the score attained by the service on the day under the scoring system set out in the table in subsection 21.35B (1) of the Principles.  
Item
Score
Amount ($)
1
40
1.31
2
50
1.49
3
60
4.31
4
70
7.29
5
80
10.25
6
90
13.23
7
100
21.49
7              Amount of viability supplement for care recipient — 2005 scheme services                 For a care recipient to whom residential care is provided through a 2005 scheme service on a day, the amount of viability supplement for the day is the amount mentioned in the item in the following table for the score attained by the service on the day under the scoring system set out in the table in subsection 21.35C (1) of the Principles.  
Item
Score
Amount ($)
1
50
2.08
2
55
3.12
3
60
4.68
4
65
5.72
5
70
8.32
6
75
10.39
7
80
12.99
8
85
15.59
9
90
18.19
10
95
20.27
11
100
22.87
8              Safety net — former 1997 or 2001 scheme service          (1)   This section applies in relation to a residential care service that, because of subsection 21.35C (3) or (4) of the Principles, is a 2005 scheme service if, on a day, the score attained by the service on the day under the scoring system set out in the table in subsection 21.35C (1) of the Principles is 40 or 45.          (2)   For a care recipient to whom residential care is provided through the service on the day, the amount of viability supplement is $1.31.
 

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