Disability Rights Bulletin, Spring 2002, p. 2-4
Article considers the government's new guidance for home care charging. It looks at issues such as safeguarding service user's income; the treatment of benefits; provision of welfare rights advice; savings; the treatment of partner's income and of earnings. It concludes by examining the timetable for implementation.
Disability Rights Bulletin, Spring 2002, p. 5-6
Article discusses the new statutory guidance on charging for home care and other non-residential social services. It focuses on the four main areas:
It also identifies gaps in the guidance.