Care Fees Costs & The Family Home

The political publicity machine has proudly boasted that "no one during their own lifetime will be forced into selling their home to pay for care". But is there more to this than meets the eye? The Facts If a home owner requires long term care, the local authority should offer a defer

Care Costs Cap Delayed Until 2020

The BBC has reported that the Governments flagship policy to cap care costs in England will be delayed until 2020. Cost were proposed to be limited to £72,000 for the over 65’s and younger adults with disabilities from April 2016, but this was, of course, with caveats. The move is som

What do the new Care Act Rules mean for You & Your Clients?

Much has been made of the April 2015 (and anticipated April 2016) changes to the Care Act but really, has that much changed? Deferred Payment Agreements – The Sale of Your Home From April 2015, deferred payment agreements will be available from all councils across England. Meaning tha