Nursing Homes Support Scheme Act 2009
Persons who may apply for State support under Scheme.
6.— (1) This section applies to a person ordinarily resident in the State—
( a) in respect of whom an application for a care needs assessment has been made,
( b) in respect of whom the Executive has determined under section 7(8)(a) that the person needs care services,
( c) who, on the coming into operation of this paragraph, is being provided with care services by the Executive or on behalf of the Executive, or
( d) who, on the coming into operation of this paragraph, is being provided with care services by an approved nursing home.
(2) A person may not make an application for, or receive, State support unless the person is a person to whom this section applies.