The court was asked whether capital derived from a personal injury settlement which is managed by a deputy appointed by the Court of Protection must be disregarded by a local authority when deciding whether the injured person can be required to contribute to the cost of care services which he or she receives.
Held: It was to be disregarded.
 EWHC 1918 (Admin),  WLR(D) 255
National Health Services and Community Care Act 1990 47, National Assistance (Assessment of Resources) Regulations 1992 21
Personal Injury, Benefits, Local Government
Updated: 10 November 2021; Ref: scu.526516