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Old 10th Jun 2017, 19:56
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Originally Posted by IcePack View Post
As I said elsewhere cptn. The prob with the proposed "dementia" tax is that your house will be included when you require care in your own home. This is not the case at the moment.
This fact is never mentioned by any Tory minister. & that it is policy to provide care in your own home if possible.
In practice, your house IS included now. Many local authorities pretty much force the sale of a house to pay for care. It may well not be central government policy, but it seems to be widespread local authority policy, and it's local authorities that pay for social care.
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