1.1.P.280 Physical, intellectual or psychiatric disability (CA)

Definition

For the purposes of CA, 'physical, intellectual or psychiatric disability' is broadly defined as a functional impairment of an organ or body system and includes mental illness and cognitive impairments.

Act reference: SSAct section 952 CA definitions, section 197(1)-'disabled adult'

Policy reference: SS Guide 1.1.C.144 Child with a disability (CA), 1.1.P.230 Permanently or for an extended period (CP, CA)

Last reviewed: 16 May 2016