Deferred Payment Agreement (DPA) Calculator for Adult Social Care

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Enthusiastic Response to the Deferred Payment Agreement (DPA) Calculator

22 Jun 2015

by Henry Mathes Local Digital’s Deferred Payment Agreement (DPA) Calculator and Eligibility Checker API was met with great interest at an event held last Friday, June 12th, to launch the product.       DPA Calculator and Eligibility Checker – a much needed resource The API is a resource to help local authorities meet standards… Read more

Working out loud: DPA Calculator Project – Designing for Real Users

1 Jun 2015

Following the product discovery workshop on 14th April, developer iEG4 created a bespoke version of the DPA calculator for each local authority partner. Our local authority partners are: [caption id="attachment_6769" align="alignright" width="200"] Picture: iStockphoto/nuiiun[/caption] City of York Council Devon Council Kirklees Council Leeds City Council London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham London Borough of Lewisham… Read more

Working out loud: Deferred Payment Agreement (DPA) Calculator – Getting the right formula

21 May 2015

[caption id="attachment_6769" align="alignright" width="200"] Picture: iStockphoto/nuiiun[/caption] Our next step in the Deferred Payment Agreement (DPA) Calculator project was to ensure the suppliers had the right formula for the calculation. Our colleagues at the Department for Health worked on setting out the specific formula for calculation whilst we were establishing a group of local authority partners.… Read more

Working out loud: Deferred Payment Agreement (DPA) Calculator – Building the collaboration team

6 May 2015

[caption id="attachment_6769" align="alignleft" width="200"] Picture: iStockphoto/nuiiun[/caption] The idea for a Deferred Payment Agreement (DPA) calculator API came out of our discovery and co-design events in 2014. We found that demand existed for an online calculator to help determine eligibility and costs for people to enter into a deferred payment agreement (DPA) with their local authority.… Read more

Working out loud: Deferred Payment Agreement (DPA) Calculator – Getting started

20 Apr 2015

[caption id="attachment_6769" align="alignleft" width="150"] Picture: iStockphoto/nuiiun[/caption] The decision to enter a residential care home can be very stressful and is often brought on by crisis. It can be even more difficult when families and the person moving into care are paying care home costs themselves. We aim to make this time easier to navigate and… Read more