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 social security payments. 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. DCLAD (Child) ACL questionnaire scoring step 3 - care load score for domain A


Adjusting the raw scores for the ACL domain A:

  • Calculate a care load score for domain A - behaviour by locating the score range in column 1 of the conversion table into which the total score fits.
  • The care load score is the corresponding conversion score.
  • The care load score for domain A is carried over to step 18.

Note: A total score of 0 to 4 attracts a care load score of 0.

Score range Conversion score Care load score
0 to 4 0  
5 to 16 10  
17 to 30 20  
31 or more 40  

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