Commonwealth Consolidated Acts

[Index] [Table] [Search] [Search this Act] [Notes] [Noteup] [Previous] [Next] [Download] [Help]

AGED CARE ACT 1997 - SECT 96.5

Care recipients etc. lacking capacity to enter agreements


                     (a)  this Act provides for an approved provider and a care recipient, or a person proposing to enter an * aged care service, to enter into an agreement; and

                     (b)  the care recipient or person is, because of any physical incapacity or mental impairment, unable to enter into the agreement;

another person (other than an approved provider) representing the care recipient or person may enter into the agreement on behalf of the care recipient or person.

Note:          The agreements provided for in this Act are accommodation agreements, home care agreements, * extra service agreements and * resident agreements.

AustLII: Copyright Policy | Disclaimers | Privacy Policy | Feedback