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Unfortunately we have many other recent examples of people who have been made to wait up to a year or more for their assessment.
If your request has been successful you will be informed by letter.If you qualify for Housing Benefit or Council Tax Reduction (or both), your entitlement will normally be awarded from the Monday after you requested the application form (as long as you return the form within one calendar month).In some cases the start date of your claim can be backdated for up to one month prior to your claim date.Although it is common for assessments to exceed these timescales (indeed the overwhelming majority of Decision Support Tools seen by Beacon over the past 10 years have taken between one and four months to complete) in some parts of the country delays have been growing substantially worse in recent years.Some people who are already settled in a care environment and are therefore classed as ‘non-priority’ are being made to wait over a year for an assessment.For most people there are three stages of assessment; checklist (screening), full multidisciplinary assessment, and a decision by the Clinical Commissioning Group.
The full assessment process should take no longer than 28 days to complete, from checklist referral through to eligibility decision.
Normally your benefits will start from the Monday after we receive your completed form.
We may be able to pay benefit from an earlier date if you can show there was good cause for a delay in making your claim, throughout the whole period you would like it to be backdated.
Worse still, people who are made to wait unreasonable lengths of time for their assessment may be forced into selling their home to fund their care, only to discover a year or so down the line that the NHS should have paid all along.
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Backdating may apply: You may be asked to provide proof of your income, savings and rent (if you pay rent) for the backdated period. Good cause is a reason that prevented you from not applying earlier.