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1.1.E.20 Education, training or treatment (other than treatment in hospital) (CA)


For the purposes of CA (child), education, training or treatment (other than treatment in hospital) refers to the provision of these services for a child with a disability (1.1.C.144) during a temporary absence from the family home. The terms 'education', 'training' and 'treatment' each have the ordinary meaning of these words except that 'treatment' means treatment other than that provided by a hospital.

Act reference: SSAct section 957 Effect of cessation of care etc. on CA

Policy reference: SS Guide 1.1.R.250 Respite care, Qualification for CA during temporary cessation of care, Qualification during temporary absence from the private home - hospitalisation (CA)

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