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Advice please....

MissKO

Registered User
Jul 24, 2015
1
Nottingham
Hi all, I've just joined so very new to this!

My Dad has been through the first meeting for CHC, we are now waiting for the social worker meeting. My Mom is extremely worried about the financial questions she will be asked. My Sister and I pay for my dads nursing home at the moment, my Mom has her home that she once shared with my Dad and minimal savings. Will they make her use any of this? Also will my dads pension be used.

Thanks

Kati
 

tryingmybest

Registered User
May 22, 2015
631
Just thought I would pop by and say Hi and welcome!! I am sure there are people on here who will give you advice so I'm bumping your thread up. Lots of people with all sorts of experience of such things so good luck and I'm sure someone will come on shortly and help you. Xx
 

jaymor

Volunteer Moderator
Jul 14, 2006
12,806
England
Hi,

The house will be disregarded as your Mum needs to live there. If your Dad's assets are low then the LA will step in but your Dad will have to use his state pension and half of any private pension as his contribution to care costs. If he is receiving attendance allowance this will cease. Only your Dad's assets will be taken into account in a financial assessment.
 

geum123

Registered User
May 20, 2009
4,604
If however your Dad is funding himself, then attendance allowance will continue.
You are under no obligation to fund your Dads care.