Section 39 Documentation

Section 39 documentation relates to Non-Acute/Community Agencies being provided with funding under Section 39 of the Health Act, 2004. This relates to all agencies with the exception of the 39 agencies funded under Section 38. The Framework allows for a tiered approach to the level of governance and separate documentation is used for agencies in receipt of funding above/below €250,000.

Section 39 Service Arrangement Part 1 (revised October 2022)
This document is part 1 of a 2 part legal contract for Non-Acute/Community Agencies in receipt of funding above €250,000 funded under Section 39, this is standard for all arrangements.

Section 39 Generic Schedules (revised November 2023)
This document is part 2 of a 2 part legal contract for Non-Acute/Community Agencies funded under Section 39, in receipt of funding above €250,000. This provides a standard template for 10 schedules which will detail the individual specification of each arrangement.

Specific Care Group schedules:

Grant Aid Agreement (revised November 2023) (for information purposes only)
This document is the legal contract for Non-Acute/Community Agencies funded under Section 39 in receipt of funding below the €250,000 threshold nationally.

Chairpersons Statement (sample)
Under the Grant Aid Agreement organisations are required to return a Chairperson's Statement to the HSE.  Where organisations do not have an internal format for this, they should use this standard proforma document.  Organisations should ensure the elements covered in this proforma are covered in any internal reports submitted.

Comparator document

 Change-Comparator Document for revised 2024 schedules - Section 39