Financial matters

Financial matters guidance:

This tracker is focused on social care and is intended to be used to track key developments, legislation, guidance, parliamentary briefing notes and other sources of...

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A lasting power of attorney (LPA) is a legal document that enables an individual (the ‘donor’) to appoint one or more people (known as ‘attorneys’ or 'donees') to make...

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Although local authorities have some responsibilities regarding care funding and it is that area that causes major discussion, they also have liabilities in respect of...

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This Practice Note considers the effect of the means test, applied when financial assistance is requested from an English local authority for social care provision. The...

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Types of Liabilities The primary community care liabilities a local authority (LA) is likely to have to recover, are: • residential care • domiciliary care Residential...

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STOP PRESS:The Chancellor in his 2014 Autumn Statement announced that the Bereavement Support Payment will become operational from April 2017 and will be exempt from...

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STOP PRESS:The guidance in this Practice Note may be affected by the announcements in Autumn Statement 2015. For an overview of these announcements, see News...

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