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The determination of the rate of payment for residential accommodation providers was not unlawful, as the welfare of those in care and available financial resources had been balanced. There was no requirement for the Council to fully reimburse the residential accommodation providers.
17 February 2012
(i) The Claimants, nine operators of residential homes in the Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council area, challenged the Defendant’s decision of 25 March 2011, which set the rate to be paid to those providing residential accommodation during 2011/2012. The rate was set at £426 per resident per week, with a £23 supplement per week for residents with dementia.
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