Health Act 1970

F88 [ Charges for long-term residential care services.

53B

53B. (1) Charges shall be made for long-term residential care services in accordance with the Nursing Homes Support Scheme Act 2009 .

(2) A reference in subsection (1) to long-term residential care services shall be construed as a reference to such services provided to a person who first began to receive those services on or after 27 October 2009.

(3) A person who is required by or under section 67C to make payment of a residential support services maintenance and accommodation contribution shall not be required to pay charges under this section.

(4) In any enactment

( a ) a reference to section 53(1A) shall be construed as a reference to subsection (1),

( b ) a reference to section 53(1B) shall be construed as a reference to subsection (2),

( c ) a reference to section 53(1C) shall be construed as a reference to subsection (3),

( d ) a reference to section 53 other than subsections (1A), (1B) or (1C) shall be construed as a reference to

(i) section 53C,

(ii) section 67C, or

(iii) to both sections 53C and 67C,

as the context requires,

( e ) a reference to a charge under section 53 (other than subsections (1A), (1B) or (1C)) shall be construed as a reference to

(i) a charge under section 53C,

(ii) a contribution under section 67C, or

(iii) to both a charge under section 53C and a contribution under section 67C,

as the context requires. ]

Annotations

Amendments:

F88

Inserted (1.01.2017) by Health (Amendment) Act 2013 (31/2013), s. 12, S.I. No. 466 of 2016.