needs test

needs test

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) social welfare an examination of a person's physical or social, rather than financial, circumstances, to determine whether he or she is eligible for a particular welfare benefit or service. Compare means test
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Ellen Dear Ellen It is certainly possible to reclaim the payment of care home fees even after they have been paid .There is a both a financial and needs test that is applied and if your mother satisfies these then she would be entitled to a repayment though there are also time limits for claiming.
The Government should have instead built on the housing benefit reforms of the last Labour government, which aimed to apply the same 'family size needs test' to the payment of housing benefit in the private rented sector but for new claimants only rather than engaging in disrupting settled communities.
PPS4 will replace the needs test which allows local authorities to restrict out-of-town development with a new assessment that looks at the impact of a retail scheme on adjacent areas.
The form also adds "dislocated worker" to the list of criteria that could qualify an applicant for the Simplified Needs Test or Automatic Zero Estimated Family Contribution.
Ms Blears' Department of Communities and Local Government said the needs test had "unintentionally stifled diversity and consumer choice" and the new approach will give councils a better tool to prevent big developments that put small shops at risk.
A reform of the needs test for out-of-town development (town centre first policy to remain).
Many students who applied for aid for the fall 2006 semester under existing law could be eligible for more aid under the new law because it eases qualifications for the Simplified Needs Test and automatic zero in the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) formula; it also changes how some assets are considered in the EFC calculation.
The chairman of Glamorgan GCCC is now peddling his 'Wales needs Test cricket' mantra instead of 'Cardiff needs an ice-rink' simply because GCCC is, in his words, seriously in debt, paying cricketers too much, and had declining attendances for the past 20 years and it needs the indoor arena in his proposals to generate non-cricket revenue.
Once applicants meet the administrative conditions, they go through a needs test. The welfare department compares the budgetary needs of an applicant and any dependants with the income and assets of the household," she told Windspeaker.
In Table 1 below a t-statistic was computed between the means for scores on the NEEDS test between the prison inmate group and others.