1.1.D.05 Daily accommodation payment, daily accommodation contribution (residential aged care)

Usage

This definition applies to all payments.

Definition

This term is defined in the Aged Care Act 1997. A daily accommodation payment is an amount a person may be asked to pay to an approved provider to meet their accommodation costs.

A daily accommodation contribution is an amount a person may be asked to pay towards their accommodation costs.

Daily accommodation payments and daily accommodation contributions accrue daily and are paid by periodic payment.

Act reference: SSAct section 11(1) In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears…

Aged Care Act 1997

Last reviewed: 20 September 2017