This Practice Note covers considerations for a local authority seeking to take action to recover debts accrued by individuals provided with community residential and domiciliary care. It covers the law, practical considerations and prevention.
This Checklist provides a summary of the relevant law relating to deferred payment agreements (DPAs), when it is mandatory to grant them, choosing and setting up the DPA, executing the DPA and dealing with mandatory signatories who lack capacity, registering the agreement and storing originals after registration.
This Checklist sets out suggested actions that a local authority can take in order to prevent the accumulation of social care debt by service users.
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