An update on the Care Act 2014’s Care & Support Statutory Guidance and the remaining relevant sections from CRAG; to advise on and legitimately protect your client’s capital assets in a paying for care context. A review of property disregards, an in-depth analysis of the thorny issue of how Social Services assess the value of a jointly beneficially owned property in a paying for care context and a brief overview of the alternative sources of funding to avoid negligence action from disappointed beneficiaries. For professional deputies and attorneys, to ensure compliance with the OPG Deputy Standards.
- The legal context
- When shouldn’t your client pay for care at all?
- Which assets should Social Services ignore?
- Other sources of funding which may preserve assets
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