Since the Care Act 2014, the way people receive care and support has changed to be more consistent across England.The changes in the Care Act are designed to put you in control of the help you receive.
We will continue to alter rating assessments if new information comes to light indicating the valuation is inaccurate.
However any alterations we make on or after 1 April 2016 will only be backdated to 1 April 2015.
Progress on these plans is still slow at present as not all areas are yet under the UC system.
Roll-out to the full UC digital service will also gradually take place which will allow new claims from all claimant types.
The government expects this process to be completed in September 2018.