1.1.R.220 Residential care service (Age)

Definition

For the purposes of Age, a residential care service means an undertaking through which residential care is provided.

Residential care is personal and/or nursing care that is provided to a person in an approved aged care home, in which the person is also provided with accommodation that includes appropriate staffing, meals, cleaning services, furnishings and equipment, for the provision of that care and accommodation.

Act reference: Aged Care Act 1997 Schedule 1 Dictionary, section 41-3 Meaning of residential care

Policy reference: SS Guide 3.4.1 Age - Qualification & Payability

Last reviewed: 7 November 2016