Care Bill [HL]

to be moved
on report

Clause 17



Page 15, line 38, at end insert—

“( )   After section 54(2) of the Health and Social Care Act 2001 (funding by
resident etc of more expensive accommodation), insert—

“(2A)    The regulations shall only restrict the right of residents to top up
their fees to the extent that is reasonable, and in particular they shall
not limit top-ups to residents using the 12 week property disregard
or the deferred payment scheme.”.”

Prepared 18th September 2013