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Adult Social Care Glossary, v 0.41

Means-tested contribution

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Plain English definition
Think Local Act Personal (TLAP) Jargon Buster

If the council assesses your needs and finds you are entitled to care and support, it will then carry out a financial assessment. This is to work out how much you can afford to pay for the services you receive. The amount you pay is your means-tested contribution, based on how much money you have.

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