The Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act – How does this affect you?

In Wales, The Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act came into effect in 2016. It safeguards the wellbeing of people who need care and support and the carers that support them. The Act replaces most community care legislation in Wales. Visit the Welsh Government website for more information.

Paying for social care

Compensation awarded to veterans in England is exempt from financial assessments for social care support. Veterans do not have to surrender large amounts of their compensation payments to pay for social care.

Who can help me find out more?

The Royal British Legion understands the need for excellent care, and can provide information and advice about care. To find out more, see their guidance for independent living and care.

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