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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... read full description below.

ISBN 9781775471646
Barcode 9781775471646
Published 31 December 2015 by CCH New Zealand
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781775471646
ISBN-10 1775471640
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Status Showing available at publisher; usually ships 7-14 working days
Publisher CCH New Zealand
Imprint CCH New Zealand Ltd
Publication Date 31 December 2015
International Publication Date 1 December 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
Finance: Pensions
Equity & Trusts
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 153
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Law: General & Reference
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 342.9308774
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

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 and 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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