1.1.C.160 Chronological age (CA (child), CP (child))

Definition

For the purposes of CP (child) (1.1.C.361) and CA (child) (1.1.C.90) the chronological age of the child is the age of the child at the date the DCLA (1.1.D.170) professional questionnaire was signed by the THP (1.1.T.170).

The child's chronological age is compared with their functional age (1.1.F.260) to determine if the child functions according to the standard appropriate for their age.

Act reference: SSAct section 38E Disability Care Load Assessment (Child) Determination

Policy reference: SS Guide 3.6.12 Disability Care Load Assessment (Child) (DCLA)

Last reviewed: 3 January 2017