Ask Our Advisers - How will we repay the council charge on our house if my husband goes into care?

Your house won’t form part of the financial assessment if your husband needs to move into care. It will be exempt from the means test because a property occupied by a spouse is not treated as an asset for as long as you continue to live in it and so you don’t need to worry about a charge being applied or having to repay it.

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