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: email@example.com Tel: 01228 227110.
Relevant Scrutiny Committee / Advisory Board: Health Scrutiny Board