19 Sep 2007
House of Representatives
Health and Ageing
Aged Care Act 1997 in relation to residential aged care to: simplify fees and charges paid by residents who cannot fully meet their own care and accommodation costs; combine the current concessional resident supplement and pensioner supplement into a single asset-tested accommodation supplement; broaden eligibility for community care grants for providers of Community Aged Care Packages; and extend eligibility to providers of Extended Aged Care at Home and Extended Aged Care at Home - Dementia. Also makes technical amendments to the
Aged Care (Bond Security) Act 2006 and
Aged Care (Bond Security) Levy Act 2006.