The Guides to Social Policy Law is a collection of publications designed to assist decision makers administering social policy law. The information contained in this publication is intended only as a guide to relevant legislation/policy. The information is accurate as at the date listed at the bottom of the page, but may be subject to change. To discuss individual circumstances please contact Services Australia.

1.1.C.40 Carer (CP, CA)


For the purposes of CP and CA, a carer is a person who provides constant care (CP), or care and attention on a daily basis (CA), for a child or an adult with a disability or severe medical condition (care receiver (1.1.C.21)).

Policy reference: SS Guide 3.6.4 CP - qualification & payability, 3.6.7 CA - qualification & payability

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