This consultation ended 25 January 2017.

Consultation period:
21 December 2016 to 25 January 2017
Last updated:

Details of outcome

Summary of responses
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Original consultation

We want your views on regulations which introduce changes to local authority charging for social care and support.

Consultation description

The regulations will amend the existing rules set out in Parts 4 and 5 of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014.

We are consulting on changes which are planned to take effect from the 10 April 2017, including:

  • an increase in the amount of money people can keep without having to use it to pay for residential social care from £24,000 to £30,000
  • a full disregard of War Disablement Pension  in financial assessments for charging for care and support
  • a rise in the maximum charge for non-residential care and support to £70 a week
  • increase the minimum  amount a person in residential social care can keep from their income to spend as they wish from £26.50 to £27.50 a week.

Consultation documents

Consultation document
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Draft Regulations
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