Issue details

Implementing the Care and Support Reforms

The Care Bill is currently going through Parliament and is expected to receive Royal Assent in 2014. Key developments from the Bill include proposals for reforming the way social care is charged for is intended to begin in April 2015 with a new nationally mandated ‘deferred payment scheme’, to be followed in April 2016 by a new cap on social care contributions of £72,000 per person.  This paper outlines these changes and the projected implications for the Council.


Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/02/2014

Anticipated restriction: Public  -

Decision due: Not before 15th May 2014 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Health and Care Services

Lead director: Corporate Director - Health, Care and Community Services

Contact: Richard Parry, Corporate Director - Health and Care Services 15 Portland Square, Carlisle, Cumbria Email: Tel: 01228 227110.

Relevant Scrutiny Committee / Advisory Board: Health Scrutiny Board