HL Deb 09 February 2005 vol 669 c123WA
Lord Lipsey

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What steps they have taken to make people aware of the scheme under Section 55 of the Health and Social Care Act 2001. [HL1102]

Lord Warner

A chief inspector's letter was sent to the directors of social services in June 2002 and a local authority circular was issued in October 2002 advising councils of good practice with respect to deferred payments, and Department of Health expectations.