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AGED CARE ACT 1997 - SECT 50.2

Kinds of care for which flexible care subsidy may be payable

             (1)  The Subsidy Principles may specify kinds of care for which * flexible care subsidy may be payable.

             (2)  Kinds of care may be specified by reference to one or more of the following:

                     (a)  the nature of the care;

                     (b)  the circumstances in which the care is provided;

                     (c)  the nature of the locations in which it is provided;

                     (d)  the groups of people to whom it is provided;

                     (e)  the period during which the care is provided;

                      (f)  any other matter.

Note:          Examples of the kinds of care that might be specified are:

(a)     care for * people with special needs;

(b)     care provided in small, rural or remote communities;

(c)     care provided through a pilot program for alternative means of providing care;

(d)     care provided as part of co-ordinated service and accommodation arrangements directed at meeting several health and community service needs.

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