1.1.C.17 Care load (CP (child), CA (child))
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 22.214.171.124 Qualification for CP, 126.96.36.199 Qualification for CA, 1.1.D.170 Disability care load assessment (child) (CP (child), CA (child))
Last reviewed: 3 January 2017