Homes for Ukraine Scheme

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 22nd March 2022.

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Photo of Marco Longhi Marco Longhi Conservative, Dudley North

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether people who receive social care support from their local authority will face any penalties or loss of support in the event that they support a Ukrainian refugee under the Homes for Ukraine scheme.

Photo of Maria Caulfield Maria Caulfield The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

Deciding whether to review the support offered to people with care needs or to undertake a new financial assessment is a matter for local authorities. However, officials are reviewing whether national guidance is required to ensure that people who take part in the Homes for Ukraine scheme are not unfairly or unreasonably penalised for doing so.

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