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1.1.C.360 CP (adult)


CP (adult) refers to CP paid to a person qualified for CP for care provided to:

  • a higher ADAT score adult (1.1.H.63), OR
  • a lower ADAT score adult (1.1.L.130) and their dependant child.

Note: For the purposes of CP an adult is a person aged 16 years or over.

Act reference: SSAct section 198 Qualification-disabled adult or disabled adult and dependent child

Policy reference: SS Guide Carer payment (CP) - description, Qualification for CP

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