This topic explains the SA rehabilitation reviews. Phone reviews and reviews done by mail are covered in the referenced topics.
This topic covers the following:
Recipients undertaking a rehabilitation program past week 104 are issued with a:
Reviews of recipients in a vocational rehabilitation program do NOT:
All other factors are reviewed that may affect qualification for, and the rate of, SA.
Example: Income (section 8(1)-'income'), dependants, rent paid, continuing participation in the program, etc.
The reviews also ensure the recipient is still undertaking the program. The 196-week review is the final opportunity for alternative income support to be investigated for recipients who will be still in a rehabilitation program beyond 208 weeks.
Act reference: SSAct section 8(1)-'income'
Social workers can:
Example 1: Medical treatment, counselling or financial support.
Example 2: SA, NSA or DSP.
A referral can be made when a recipient:
Act reference: SSAct section 667(3) A person is qualified for SA in respect of a period...
Last reviewed: 1 March 2010