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Mari Mair and Barry McLeod, RP&M Associates Ltd Scottish Government Social Research 2008
ISBN 978 0 7559 6922 7 (Web only publication)
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Chapter 1 Background and introductionIntroduction Deferred Payment Agreements Scottish Executive Guidance regarding use of DPAs Charging Orders Practices across Scotland in relation to deferring care home fees
Chapter 2 The ResearchIntroduction Methodology Reflecting the range of practices across local authorities Addressing the research objectives
Chapter 3 Provision of Information on Deferred Payment AgreementsIntroduction Information provided by local authorities on DPAs Resident perspective on information provided by local authorities Summary
Chapter 4 Understanding of Deferred Payment AgreementsIntroduction Views of local authority representatives Views of care home residents and their families Views of older people in the community Summary
Chapter 5 Attitudes towards the principle of DPAsIntroduction Views of local authority representatives Views of care home residents and their families Views of older people in the community Summary
Chapter 6 Experience of the application process ( DPAs and Charging Orders)Introduction The local authority perspective: experience of DPAs The local authority perspective: experience of Charging Orders The resident and relative perspective: experience of DPAs and Charging Orders The older people in the community perspective Summary
Chapter 7 Barriers and deterrents to applying for a DPAIntroduction Mixed implementation of policy by local authorities Information and communication Up-front costs associated with DPAs The DPA process Transfer of ownership
Chapter 8 Concluding commentsConclusions Emerging issues Policy implications
Appendix Case studies
The views expressed in this report are those of the researcher and do not necessarily represent those of the Department or Scottish Ministers.
This report is available on the Scottish Government Social Research website only www.scotland.gov.uk/socialresearch.
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