From 4 March to 1 April 2022, the government carried out a public consultation seeking views on draft statutory guidance setting out how a cap on care costs would operate in practice. The responses to the consultation have helped to refine the guidance. They will also help the government understand how it can support local authorities as they prepare to implement the charging reforms from October 2023.

Click here to view the formal government response to the ‘supporting local preparation’ part of the consultation.