Asset protection trusts

Cap, £72,000

Current system of paying for care home, etc.

Deferred payment agreements

Deprivation of assets rule

Eligibility criteria


Gifting the house to avoid care costs

Government consultation

Investment bonds

Joint ownership

Local authority assessments

Means testing

Pension changes: impact on care costs

Pension funds


Private residence

Proposals for change (Dilnot)

Residence nil rate band

Universal deferred payment agreements