This Practice Note explains how the funding by local authorities for social care provision is allocated. It highlights changes brought in by consequence of the Care Act 2014 and describes where further change is likely. It covers eligibility for support, the charging principles and financial assessment process, deferred payment agreements (DPAs), deliberate deprivation of assets and the cap on care costs.
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