The health and social care system in Northern Ireland

An overview of the system, including:

  • How are health and social care needs assessed in Northern Ireland?
  • Domiciliary care
  • Residential and Nursing Home care
  • Property disregard
  • Spending money (personal expenses allowance)
  • Contribution towards nursing care for self funders
  • The Health and Social Care Trusts
  • Regulation in Northern Ireland
  • Looking forward

The health and social care system in Scotland

An overview of the system, including:

  • Legislative changes
  • Domiciliary care
  • Residential care in a care home
  • Local authority financial assessment
  • 12-week property disregard
  • Disregarded capital
  • Deliberate deprivation of assets
  • Personal expense allowance
  • NHS CHC and hospital based complex clinical care
  • Regulation in Scotland

The health and social care system in England

An overview of the system, including:

  • Local authority needs assessment
  • Local authority financial assessment
  • 12-week property disregard
  • Disregarded capital
  • Deliberate deprivation of assets
  • Personal expense allowance and minimum income guarantee
  • NHS funded nursing contribution
  • NHS Continuing Health Care
  • Personal budget
  • Direct payments
  • Information and advocacy services
  • Regulation in England

The health and social care system in Wales

An overview of the system, including:

  • Recent legislation
  • Local authority needs assessment
  • Local authority financial assessment
  • 12-week property disregard
  • Disregarded capital
  • Deliberate deprivation of assets
  • Minimum income amounts
  • NHS funded nursing contribution
  • NHS Continuing Health Care
  • Direct payments
  • Information and advocacy services
  • Regulation in Wales