(1) Before a person enters a residential care service or an * eligible flexible care service, the provider of the service must:
(a) give the person:
(i) an * accommodation agreement; and
(ii) such other information as is specified in the Fees and Payments Principles; and
(b) agree with the person, in writing, about the maximum amount that would be payable if the person paid an * accommodation payment for the service.
Note: Whether or not a person pays an accommodation payment depends on their means tested amount, which may not be worked out before they enter the service.
(2) A flexible care service is an eligible flexible care service if the service is permitted, under the Fees and Payments Principles, to charge * accommodation payments.