Consultation on 2015-16 allocations for universal deferred payments and additional assessments for the cap

The Department of Health is currently consulting on 2015-16 allocations for both (i) universal deferred payment agreements and (ii) additional assessments for the cap.

The consultation will end on 9th October 2014 and is based on the interim working papers set out below. Please note that the papers will be subject to an independent peer review during the summer. It is possible that this could lead to changes to the formulae presented in the consultation. The consultation is available at www.gov.uk/government/consultations/care-act-2014-funding-allocations-for-new-adult-social-care-duties and www.consultations.dh.gov.uk/social-care-funding-1/allocations-for-2015-16/, where you can reply online.

The papers are as follows:

  1. Summary Interim Working Paper (LG Futures)
  2. Engagement and Data Collection Interim Working Paper (LG Futures)
  3. Appendices to the Engagement and Data Collection Interim Working Paper (LG Futures)
  4. Estimating Relative Needs Formulae for new forms of social care support: an extrapolation method (PSSRU Interim Working Paper)
  5. Estimating Relative Needs Formulae for new forms of social care support: an extrapolation method (PSSRU Lay Summary)
  6. Exploring the use of micro data for estimating a Relative Needs Formula for older people’s additional assessments following the introduction of a universal cap on social care expenditure (PSSRU Interim Working Paper)
  7. Exploring the use of micro data for estimating a Relative Needs Formula for older people’s additional assessments following the introduction of a universal cap on social care expenditure (PSSRU lay summary)

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