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Residential Care Subsidies Handbook

Residential Care Subsidies Handbook (Paperback)

By Ammundsen, Vicki

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his practical book will guide practitioners through the thorny issues that can arise in relation to residential care subsidies. It includes commentary on the following topics: thresholds for means testing deprivation and gifting notional income applications by couples a...nd singles, and the effect of death, divorce or separation, and new relationships how far back gifting limits go life interests trust reversals residential care loans how debts are treated for means testing purposes post-application windfalls or inheritances. The book includes ten question-and-answer chapters (containing more than 140 questions and answers) as well as useful appendices containing relevant legislation and eight practical case studies with worked examples and sample correspondence. Questions-and-Answer chapters cover: Application for care Cost of care Financial means assessment Gifting and deprivation Spouses and partners Life interests Trust reversals Residential care loans Rights of appeal and reassessment Miscellaneous Case studies include: Undertaking a trust reversal Negative trust equity Will my mother qualify for a subsidy? Succession planning issues to consider before going into care Resolving issues regarding recalcitrant trustees Disposal of the family home by the trustees Advising the MSD of an inheritance The Bridgford case
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ISBN 9781775471646
Published NZ 31 Dec 2015
Publisher CCH New Zealand
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781775471646
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Status Showing available at publisher; usually ships 7-14 working days
Publisher CCH New Zealand
Imprint CCH New Zealand Ltd
Published 31 Dec 2015
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Ammundsen, Vicki
Category Care Of The Mentally Ill
Care Of The Elderly
Finance: Pensions
Equity & Trusts
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 153
Dimensions Not specified
Dewey Code 342.9308774
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Law: General & Reference
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly