The rules for charging * accommodation contribution for a residential care service are as follows:
(a) a person must not be charged an accommodation contribution unless the person's * means tested amount, at the date the person * enters the service, is less than the * maximum accommodation supplement amount for that day;
(b) an accommodation contribution must not be charged for * respite care;
(c) the amount of accommodation contribution for a day must not exceed:
(i) the accommodation supplement applicable to the service for the day; or
(ii) the amount assessed for the person based on the person's means tested amount;
(d) accommodation contribution must not be charged if it is prohibited under Part 4.4 (see paragraph 66-1(j));
(e) an approved provider must comply with:
(i) the rules set out in this Division; and
(ii) any rules about charging accommodation contributions specified in the Fees and Payments Principles.
Note: A person who does not provide sufficient information to allow the person's means tested amount to be worked out will be charged an accommodation payment: see paragraph 52G-2(a).