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Charge exempt resident

A person is a charge exempt resident if:

  • they entered a nursing home prior to 1 October 1997, and
  • subsequently moved to another nursing home on or after 1 October 1997, and
  • apart from the application of section 44-8B of the Aged Care Act, 1997 (meaning of charge exempt resident) they would have been eligible to pay an accommodation charge for the entry.

A charge exempt resident cannot be required to pay an accommodation charge.

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