Licence for a Supported Residential Facility - South Australia

Service summary

Proprietors of supported residential facilities may need to ensure that the premises is licensed. The manager of the facility may also need to be approved by the Council. A supported residential facility is a premise at which residential accommodation and personal care services are provided (other than to immediate family members). Examples include rest homes, boarding houses, hostels and retirement villages which provide personal care services, such as assistance with personal hygiene, nursing care, mobility assistance, medication management, rehabilitation or management of personal finances.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Duration

Generally annual - maximum two years.

Fees

Application fee: $75; Licence fee: $350 per year

Application

The paper form 'Application for licence - Supported Residential Facility' is available from the agency.
The paper form 'Application for the Approval of a Manager of a Supported Residential Facility' is available from the agency.
The paper form 'Application for the Approval of an Acting Manager of a Supported Residential Facility' is available from the agency.
The paper form 'The Supported Residential Facilities Act - some answers to your questions...' is available from the agency.
The paper form 'A Mystery Free Guide to The Supported Residential Facilities Legislation' is available from the agency.
The paper form 'The Supported Residential Facilities Act 1992 - Guidelines and Standards' is available from the agency.

Administering agency

SA Local Government Agencies

Contact details

your local council

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