1.1.D.160 Disability (DSP, JSP, CP, CA)

Definition

For the purposes of DSP, JSP, CP and CA a disability is a physical, intellectual or psychiatric impairment.

Act reference: SSAct section 94(1)(a) Qualification for DSP, section 593 Qualification for JSP, section 197C Qualification-2 or more children each with a disability or medical condition, section 197D Qualification-disabled adult and one or more children each with a disability or medical condition, section 198 Qualification-disabled adult or disabled adult and dependent child, section 953 Qualification for CA-caring for either 1 or 2 disabled children, section 954 Qualification for CA-caring for a disabled adult in a private home of both the adult and the carer

Policy reference: SS Guide 3.2.1 JSP - qualification & payability, 3.6.1 DSP - qualification & payability, 3.6.4 CP - qualification & payability, 3.6.7 CA - qualification & payability

Last reviewed: 21 September 2020