Care Homes: Fees and Charges

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 28th November 2022.

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Photo of Lord Lipsey Lord Lipsey Labour

To ask His Majesty's Government whether it remains their policy to introduce a cap of £86,000 on individuals' care costs from 2023.

Photo of Lord Markham Lord Markham The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

We have listened to the concerns of local government and have taken the difficult decision to delay the planned adult social care charging reforms from October 2023 to October 2025. The funding intended for implementation will be retained in local authority budgets to meet current pressures.

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