Update following Autumn Statement on the implementation of a lifetime cap on care costs

Adult Social Care Charging reforms - Care Cap delay until 2025 announced.

The cap on the amount anyone in England spend on their personal care over their lifetime was due to be implemented from October 2023.

Jeremy Hunt (Chancellor of the Exchequer) on 17 November 2022 in the Autumn Statement, announced a two-year delay to the adult social care charging reforms, including the £86,000 cap on care costs, which has now delayed the implementation until October 2025.

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