This consultation relates to the way the DWP accounts for the way that people use aids and appliances when determining entitlement to the Daily Living component of Personal Independence Payment (PIP), to ensure that they deliver the original policy intent, which is to award the benefit to claimants with the greatest need. The consultation seeks views on the five broad options being considered, including the practical, operational and financial suitability, feasibility and acceptability of each option.
East Sussex County Council will have £40 million less to spend on Adult Social Care services by March 2019. This is in addition to the £28 million hat they have already saved from these services since 2013.They wanted people's views on how they proposed to make the savings. The consultation ran for eight weeks ending Friday, 18 December 2015.
This consultation relates to the draft regulations and guidance needed to introduce the cap on care costs, which will come into force in April 2016. It also covers proposals for a new appeals system. The consultation ended on 30 March 2015.
This consultation relates to the introduction of a new standard that health and social care providers would be required to meet to ensure that their clients receive appropriate communication support and written material in a format that they can read and understand. The consultation ran for 12 weeks ending on 9 October 2014.
This consultation relates to the principles and options under discussion for successor arrangements to Equality 2025, which ended on 30 September 2013. The consultation ran for 12 weeks, ending on 16 October 2013.