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Webinar: Adult Health & Social Care Funding – Considerations for the professional Deputy.
1 June 2022

£40.00£200.00 + VAT

Release Date: Wednesday 1st June 2022

This webinar product offers a link to the video recording for you to watch at your leisure.

Webinar Presented by: James Pantling-Skeet and Gill Steel

1 hour – SRA statement of competence A2



To provide participants with an overview of adult health and social care funding, along with an update regarding the changes to social care funding legislation, to explore the impact this will have on clients and identify steps that a deputy should be taking to ensure that they are maximising P’s funds and are prepared for social care reform.


Participants will be able to:

  • Understand the key features of health and social care funding, including the proposed social care reforms
  • Apply the principles of health and social care funding to the individual requirements of their clients
  • Develop and implement appropriate internal procedures to ensure health and social care funding is secured for clients where appropriate


  • Adult Health & Social Care: Funding and Reform
    • Overview of NHS Act 2006 and current funding position, to include NHS Continuing Healthcare and other NHS funding streams
    • Overview of Care Act 2014 and current funding position
    • Reforms, including:
      • Self-funding cap
      • Means test capital limit
      • Lifetime fee cap
    • Timeline for reforms
    • Funding of reforms
  • Deputy Responsibilities
    • Duty to apply for health and social care funding
    • Application process
    • Annual reviews
    • Interaction with PI/Clin Neg awards

About James Pantling-Skeet

James Pantling-SkeetJames is an experienced Associate at Boyes Turner, specialising in the niche areas of Community Care, Special Educational Needs & Mental Capacity law. He is listed in the Chambers Guide as an ‘Associate to Watch’ in Education and Healthcare and is recognised in The Legal 500.

His combined Community Care & Special Educational Needs expertise means he is well-placed to provide comprehensive legal advice and representation relating to the rights of children and adults living with a disability, injury or illness. He acts for parents, young people, Attorneys, Deputies, Case Managers and Charities.

James’ experience includes appeals to the SEND Tribunal, challenging health & social care decisions, NHS Continuing Healthcare appeals and Court of Protection Health & Welfare applications. He is a member of the Court of Protection Practitioners Association South Central Committee, Professional Deputies Forum, Education Law Association and a Trustee of Dorset Children’s Foundation. He regularly provides pro bono seminars & webinars.


Trojan GroupThis webinar is sponsored by Trojan, the company behind industry-leading solution, CasparCloud, a comprehensive financial management system for Professional Deputies and their teams.