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Sep 29, 2021

The Care Cap is Resurrected

But what does this actually mean for you? On 7th September 2021 we were told that, from October 2023, there would be a new £86,000 cap on the amount anyone in England will spend on their personal care over their lifetime. It will use legislation already in place under the 2014 Care Act. We await a White Paper to give us full details, but the likely ‘small print’ (based on original proposals) will be that:

Please do get in touch for more information, especially as there is also a proposed change to the means tested capital limit (from £23,250 to £100,000) but this also has 'small print'!

Jan 15, 2018

Know your rights in respect of top-up fees

The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman found Lincolnshire Council did not tell a man’s family about the options available when he was place...

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Feb 2, 2018

Have you registered a Power of Attorney?

If you did this between 1st April 2013 and 31st March 2017, you may be entitled to claim a refund.

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Oct 13, 2017

Postponement turns into abandonment

The latest consensus is that the proposed cap of £72,000 on care fees, originally due to be implemented in April 2016 and then postponed until 2020...

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