For the purposes of CA (child), the 14 hours rule states that a child must require and receive AT LEAST 14 hours per week of additional care and attention in order to meet the definition of 'requiring substantially more care and attention (1.1.S.390) than a child of the same age without a disability'.
The 14 hours rule is not prescribed by legislation.
Act reference: SSAct section 1061ZK(3) Qualification for health care card
Policy reference: SS Guide 1.1.H.30 Health Care Card only CA (HCC only CA (child)), 220.127.116.11 Qualification for HCC Only CA (child), 18.104.22.168 HCC Only CA (child) - Measuring the Level of Care & Attention, 6.2.5 Disability & Carer Reviews
Last reviewed: 1 July 2011