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AGED CARE ACT 1997 - SECT 52A.1

What this Chapter is about

Care recipients contribute to the cost of their care by paying resident fees or home care fees (see Part 3A.1).

Care recipients may pay for, or contribute to the cost of, accommodation provided with residential care or eligible flexible care by paying an * accommodation payment or an * accommodation contribution (see Part 3A.2).

Accommodation payments or accommodation contributions may be paid by:

•      * daily payments; or

•      * refundable deposit; or

•      a combination of refundable deposit and daily payments.

Rules for managing refundable deposits, * accommodation bonds and * entry contributions are set out in Part 3A.3. Accommodation bonds and entry contributions are paid under the Aged Care (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997 .



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