1.1.C.17 Care load (CP (child), CA (child))

Definition

For the purpose of CP (child) and CA (child), care load is a measure of the level of care required by a care receiver, because of their severe disability (1.1.S.133), severe medical condition (1.1.S.130), disability (1.1.D.160) or medical condition (1.1.M.90) as assessed under the DCLA (Child).

The DCLA is comprised of:

  • a carer questionnaire (the ACL questionnaire), and
  • a THP (1.1.T.170) questionnaire (the professional questionnaire).

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

Policy reference: SS Guide 3.6.4.10 Qualification for CP, 3.6.7.30 Qualification for CA, 1.1.D.170 Disability care load assessment (child) (CP (child), CA (child))

Last reviewed: 3 January 2017