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AGED CARE ACT 1997 - SECT 36.1

Provision of residential care on extra service basis

             (1)  Residential care is provided, in respect of a * place, to a care recipient on an extra service basis on a particular day if:

                     (a)  the care is provided in accordance with the conditions applying to the * extra service status for the residential care service, or the * distinct part of a residential care service, through which the care is provided; and

                     (b)  there is in force on that day an * extra service agreement, between the care recipient and the person providing the service, that was entered into in accordance with section 36-2 and that meets the requirements of section 36-3; and

                     (c)  the care meets any other requirements set out in the Extra Service Principles.

             (2)  For the purposes of paragraph (1)(b), a care recipient is taken to have entered an * extra service agreement if the care recipient has entered an agreement which contains the provisions specified in section 36-3.

Example:    These conditions may be included in a * resident agreement.

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