Steane 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.


Gazette 09-Oct-1996, Times 08-Aug-1996, [1996] 1 WLR 1195


National Assistance Act 1948 26


England and Wales


Appeal fromSteane 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. . .
See AlsoChief Adjudication Officer and Another v Steane and Another SSCS 24-Jul-1996
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CitedM, Regina (on the Application of) v Slough Borough Council HL 30-Jul-2008
The House was asked ‘whether a local social services authority is obliged, under section 21(1)(a) of the 1948 Act, to arrange (and pay for) residential accommodation for a person subject to immigration control who is HIV positive but whose only . .
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Updated: 20 May 2022; Ref: scu.89522