The Liver Building

Running out of money to fund care


Speaker: Caroline Bielanska

Date: Tuesday 15th June, 2021

Time: 10:00 - 12:15

Areas of Law: Wills, Trust, Tax & Probate


Course Code: S4528


Can’t make the date/time or need to revisit the training? No problem, booking onto this event means you will receive a link to access a recording of the event at your leisure!

The link will be sent within approx 72hrs of live broadcast & be available for approx. 3 months, to view as many times as you wish.

The course follows a case study, of Elizabeth who was self funding her care in her own home with a wrap around package of care which is no longer affordable or sustainable. This course is aimed at private client lawyers who either act as an attorney or deputy, or advise lay people who act as attorney or deputy, about what support is available if the person runs out of money to fund their current care package.

It will include:

  • How to involve the local authority
  • The needs assessment process
  • How to work out if needs are eligible
  • When are the local authority under a duty to meet needs
  • Limits on provisions to meet needs
  • Financial support and financial contributions

Speaker Biographies

Caroline is the former Chief Executive and former Chair of Solicitors for the Elderly, an organisation she helped to found in 1999. She lectures regularly for a number of CPD providers, including Central Law Training, The Solicitors Group, Professional Conferences and STEP, and is well known in her specialist field, advising older and vulnerable adults who have limited physical and/or mental capacity.

Caroline has a national media profile, and is a regular panellist on BBC Radio 4’s Money Box Live and regularly interviewed in for TV, radio, magazines and national press.

She provides consultancy for law firms on an independent basis. Her work focuses on advising vulnerable adults; principally older and disabled people, their families and carers.


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