Care act - deferred payments

Care act - deferred payments

Deferred payments help individuals during a stressful period in their lives as they make the transition from their home into a care facility. Discover more about deferred payments with this online course.

 Learning Outcomes

  • To discover the aims of DPA
  • To develop the knowledge of how people can pay for their care
  • To understand the eligibility criteria for individuals looking to defer payments
  • To uncover the reasons why a DPA can be refused
  • To gain an awareness of the information and advice that must be provided
  • To discover how much can be deferred
  • To learn how the equity limit is calculated
  • To learn about how property can be used as security and what happens
  • To learn about the administration fees and interest charges that can be included
  • To gain an awareness of the factors that are considered when making a DPA
  • To learn how DPAs are terminated