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If a person needing residential care jointly owns a residential care home business should it be taken into account in the financial assessment and if so, how would the sale of a part of the business be enforced?

My question is in respect of property disregards for financial assessment for residential care fees. If a client needing residential care jointly owns a business (a residential care home) would you take this business into account in the financial assessment? If so, how would we enforce selling a part of a business (that could potentially results in the closing of the care home and, therefore, all residents in the home having to be moved)?
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