1.1.D.05 Daily accommodation payment, daily accommodation contribution (residential aged care)
This definition applies to all payments.
This term is defined in the Aged Care Act 1997. A daily accommodation payment is an amount a person may be asked to pay to an approved provider to meet their accommodation costs.
A daily accommodation contribution is an amount a person may be asked to pay towards their accommodation costs.
Daily accommodation payments and daily accommodation contributions accrue daily and are paid by periodic payment.
Act reference: SSAct section 11(1) In this Act, unless the contrary intention appears…