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When a person goes into a care home and the costs are met by the local authority, then they can look at the assets of the person to help cover the costs.
If the person has given away large amounts of assets, it is possible that they can be treated as a deprivation of funds and can be sought by the local authority.
There is no time limit for this, but the longer it was the less likely the authority would do that.
It would also depend on the size of the assets of the person and there age and condition at the time they gave the assets away.
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