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Volume 48, No. 6
B.C. Reg. 84/2005
The British Columbia Gazette, Part II
March 22, 2005

B.C. Reg. 84/2005, deposited March 18, 2005, pursuant to the CONTINUING CARE ACT [Section 6]. Order in Council 274/2005, approved and ordered March 17, 2005.

On the recommendation of the undersigned, the Lieutenant Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, orders that the Continuing Care Fees Regulation, B.C. Reg. 330/97, is amended according to the schedule to this order.

— S. BOND, Minister of Health Services; G. CAMPBELL, Presiding Member of the Executive Council.

Schedule

1 Section 1 of the Continuing Care Fees Regulation, B.C. Reg. 330/97, is amended

(a) by adding the following definition:

"qualified client" means a client aged 19 to 64 years who receives home support services and has earned income; , and

(b) by repealing the definition "remaining annual income" and substituting the following:

"remaining annual income" means an amount calculated using the following formula:

RAI = C + S — CT — CI — I

where:

"RAI" means remaining annual income;
"C"  means the net income of the client as reported on line 236 of the client's income tax return, for the immediately preceding taxation year;
"S" means the net income of the client's spouse as reported on line 236 of the spouse's income tax return, for the immediately preceding taxation year, if
(a)  home support services are provided, or
(b)  the client resides in a facility or a family care home;
"CT" means the annual earned income for the client and, if the value of S is greater than 0, for the client's spouse, to a maximum of
"CI" means the annual earned income for the client and, if the value of S is greater than 0, for the client's spouse, to a maximum of
(a)  $15 000 per person if the client is not a qualified client, or
(b)  $25 000 per person if the client is a qualified client;
"I" means the amount of income that corresponds to the client's family unit size in the following table:

 

Family
Unit Size
Amount
of Income
1 $10 284
2 $16 752
3 $19 164
4 $20 880
5 $22 716
6 $24 312
7 $25 908
8 $27 384
9 $28 860
10 $30 336

2 Section 3 is amended by adding the following subsection:

(1.1) A qualified client is not required to pay more than $300 for home support services in a month.


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