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Coronavirus (COVID-19) update and advice

 

What you need to do: Stay at home. Only go outside for food, health reasons or work (only if you cannot work from home). Stay 2 metres away from other people. Wash your hands as soon as you get home.

Your local authority has assessed your needs. If you are eligible for their support they will now carry out a financial assessment to calculate how much you should pay towards your care costs. This could also be referred to as a "means test". Your local authority will only pay towards social care needs and will not pay for other health problems, these may be covered by the NHS.

 

READ MORE ABOUT THE FINANCIAL ASSESSMENT HERE

Next financial assessment

Social Services - Financial Assessment

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