Steane and Another v Chief Adjudication Officer and Another: CA 19 Dec 1995

Attendance allowance could be granted to a care resident who didn’t apply via the Local Authority Social Services department.
Attendance allowance payable to elderly person on transfer of nursing home into the private sector.


Times 19-Dec-1995, Ind Summary 08-Jan-1996


Social Security (Attendance Allowance)(No 2) Regulations 1975/598, National Assistance Act 1948


England and Wales

Cited by:

Appeal fromSteane v Chief Adjudication Officer and Another HL 8-Aug-1996
Since no payments had been made by the Local Authority for care, a care home resident was entitled to claim Attendance Allowance.
Occupant of residential home paying charges himself may get attendance allowance. . .
See AlsoChief Adjudication Officer and Another v Steane and Another SSCS 24-Jul-1996
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Updated: 20 May 2022; Ref: scu.89520