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The Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 1999

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Nursing homes

6.  Subject to paragraphs 7 to 9, where the accommodation provided for the claimant is a nursing home for persons in need of personal care by virtue of—

(a)past or present mental disorder but excluding mental handicap, the appropriate amount shall be £326.00 per week;

(b)mental handicap, the appropriate amount shall be £332.00 per week;

(c)past or present drug or alcohol dependence, the appropriate amount shall be £326.00 per week;

(d)physical disablement, the appropriate amount shall be £367.00 per week;

(e)terminal illness, the appropriate amount shall be £325.00 per week;

(f)any condition not falling within sub-paragraphs (a) to (e), the appropriate amount shall be £325.00 per week.

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