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Long-Term Care (Benefits) (Amendment No. 9) (Jersey) Order 2020

Made                                                                                              6th November 2020

Coming into force                                                                           1st January 2021

THE MINISTER FOR SOCIAL SECURITY makes this Order under Articles 3, 4 and 16 of the Long-Term Care (Jersey) Law 2012[1] –

1        Long-Term Care (Benefits) (Jersey) Order 2014 amended

This Order amends the Long-Term Care (Benefits) (Jersey) Order 2014[2].

2        Article 8 (rates for long-term care benefit comprising standard care costs) amended

For the table in Article 8 there is substituted –

“1

2

3

4

level of standard care

description of level of standard care

weekly cost for standard care in a care home or in a group home

weekly cost for standard care in a principal residence

1

Person requires long-term care on a daily basis but can be left alone for periods of at least 3 hours a day.

£394.73

actual costs of care, not exceeding the amount shown opposite in column 3

2

Person requires long-term care on a daily basis but cannot be left alone for periods exceeding 3 hours a day and the description for level 3 or 4 does not apply.

£602.28

as above

3

Person requires long-term care throughout the day or night but care is not required 24 hours a day.

£870.59

as above

4

Person requires long-term care 24 hours a day, or if not 24 hours a day, with a greater degree of specialist care required than that required for level 3.

£1094.52

as above”.

3        Article 9 (conditions for receiving a long-term care benefit comprising standard care costs) amended

In Article 9(c) –

(a)     for “£345.80” there is substituted “£349.65”;

(b)     for “£37.80” there is substituted “£38.22”.

4        Article 10 (amount required to be paid towards standard care costs) amended

In Article 10 –

(a)     in paragraphs (1) and (2)(a) for “£57,590” there is substituted “£58,230”;

(b)     in paragraph (2)(b) for “£86,390” there is substituted “£87,350”.

5        Article 12 (co-payment benefits - loans to meet the costs referred to in Article 9(b), (c) and (d)) amended

In Article 12(2)(b) and Article 12(5)(c) for “£345.80” there is substituted “£349.65”.

6        Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the Long-Term Care (Benefits) (Amendment No. 9) (Jersey) Order 2020 and comes into force on 1st January 2021.

Deputy J.A. Martin of St. Helier

Minister for Social Security

 

 

 




[1]                                     chapter 26.600

[2]                                     chapter 26.600.10


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