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Long-term Care Insurance (Guernsey) (Rates) Ordinance, 2018

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The Long-term Care Insurance (Guernsey) (Rates) Ordinance, 2018
 
THE STATES, in pursuance of their Resolution of the 24th October 2018[a], and in exercise of the powers conferred on them by sections 5 and 31 of the Long-term Care Insurance (Guernsey) Law, 2002[b] and all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby order:-
 
Rates of benefit.
1.      (1)      The maximum weekly rates of care benefit shall be -
 
(a)      for persons resident in a residential home -
 
(i)      £455.21, or
 
(ii)      where also receiving EMI care, £599.83, and
 
(b)      for persons resident in a nursing home or the Guernsey Cheshire Home, £849.94.
 
(2)      The maximum weekly rates of respite care benefit shall be -
 
(a)      for persons receiving respite care in a residential home-
 
(i)      £660.66, or
 
(ii)      where also receiving EMI care, £805.28, and
 
(b)      for persons receiving respite care in a nursing home or the Guernsey Cheshire Home, £1,055.39.
 
Co-payment by way of contribution.
2.      The weekly co-payment which a claimant shall make by way of contribution towards or for the cost of that claimant's care -
 
(a)      as a condition of the right to care benefit, and
 
(b)      which shall be taken into account for the purposes of determining the rate of care benefit,
 
shall be £205.45.
 
Interpretation.
3.      In this Ordinance, unless the context requires otherwise -
 
"EMI care" means care which, in the opinion of the Administrator, is necessary to meet the needs of a person who is assessed by the Panel as having the characteristics of an elderly and mentally infirm person, and
 
"nursing home" and "residential home" have the meanings given by section 18(1) of the Nursing Homes and Residential Homes (Guernsey) Law, 1976[c].
 
Repeal.
4.      The Long-term Care Insurance (Guernsey) (Rates) Ordinance, 2017[d] is repealed.
 
Citation.
5.      This Ordinance may be cited as the Long-term Care Insurance (Guernsey) (Rates) Ordinance, 2018.
 
Extent.
6.      This Ordinance shall have effect in the Islands of Guernsey, Alderney, Herm and Jethou.
 
Commencement.
7.      This Ordinance shall come into force on the 1st January, 2019.
 
 
 
 
 

[a]

Article IX of Billet d'État No. XXIII of 2018.

[b]

Order in Council No. XXIII of 2002; amended by No. IV of 2014; Ordinance No. XXXIII of 2003; Ordinance No. XLII of 2007.

[c]

Ordres en Conseil Vol. XXVI, p. 71; amended by Ordres en Conseil Vol. XXXI, p. 278; Order in Council No. VI of 2007; Ordinance No. XXXIII of 2003; and Ordinance No. IX of 2016.

[d]

Ordinance No. XXXV of 2017.