Webinar: The New Funding Requirements For Social Care
1 June 2022

£40.00£200.00 + VAT

Social Care Funding – Considerations for the professional Deputy – presented with Geri Rawlins

Wednesday 1st June 2022 – 1pm-2pm

Webinar Presented by: Gill Steel, Owner/Director, LawSkills Ltd
Premier trainer in Wills, Probate, Trusts, Tax & Elderly Client

1 hour – SRA Statement of Competence A2



To update participants on the changes to social care funding legislation, explore the impact this will have on clients and identify steps that a deputy should be taking to ensure that they are prepared.


Participants will be able to:

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


  • Social Care: Funding and Reform
    • 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 social care funding
    • Application process
    • Annual reviews
    • Interaction with PI/Clin Neg awards
  • Implementation
    • How to incorporate new regulatory requirements into deputyship processes – discussion and tips

Geri Rawlins About Geri Rawlins

Geri Rawlins is an advisory consultant specialising in the regulatory compliance and operational efficiency of both FCA-regulated firms in the financial services sector and of professional deputies supervised by the OPG in the legal sector. She has a strong professional background, with experience in the private, public and charity sectors.

Her professional career includes time in both local authority and legal sector deputyship teams, managing the property and financial affairs of individuals who lack capacity.


praetorian groupThis webinar is sponsored by Praetorian Group, advisory consultants specialising in regulatory compliance, risk management and operational efficiency.