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6. In relation to the Isle of Man—
“accommodation for residential care” means either—
any establishment the sole or main object of which is, or is held to be, the provision of accommodation, whether for reward or not, for disabled persons, mentally disordered persons or retired persons of pensionable age and which—
is provided under section 22 of the National Health Service (Isle of Man) Act 1948; or
is provided under section 22(1) of the National Assictance (Isle of Man) Act 1951; or
a group of at least four dwellings within a common and exclusive boundary specially provided for disabled persons, mentally disordered persons or retired persons of pensionable age and which is provided or managed—
“mentally disordered person” means a person who is suffering from any mental disorder within the meaning of the Mental Health Act (Isle of Man) Act 1974;
“pensionable age” has the same meaning as in the Social Security Act 1975.
7. For the purposes of paragraphs 1(b), 2(b), 3(b), 5(b) and 6(b) above a group of dwelling shall not be regarded as specially provided for disabled persons, mentally disordered persons or retired persons of pensionable age unless—
(a)the dwellings have been erected or converted for occupation only by such persons;
(b)the residents enjoy the services of a person whose function is to care for their needs and who either resides within the common boundary or works there for at least 30 hours per week; and
(c)there is also provided within the common boundary, in addition to the dwellings, a communal facility intended to meet the needs of the residents.
An Act of Tynwald.
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