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20 07, 2018

Why do room rates vary so much between care homes?

By |2018-07-20T16:38:56+01:00July 20th, 2018||Comments Off on Why do room rates vary so much between care homes?

Care costs vary according to the area of the country in which you live. It also relates to how much investment has gone into a care home, both in its staffing team and its facilities.

A recent Laing and Buisson report (an independent organisation that looks at what it costs providers to deliver a sustained and appropriate level of care to its clients) stated a fee of £750.00 per week is an average and appropriate rate to provide care.

20 07, 2018

Do I have to sell my house to pay for care?

By |2018-07-20T16:38:42+01:00July 20th, 2018||Comments Off on Do I have to sell my house to pay for care?

This is not a simple question to answer, it depends on whether anyone else is living in the property, and your other financial assets and investments. Your local county council will happily advise you and carry out a financial assessment should you need.

20 07, 2018

Do I have to pay anything on top of local authority funding?

By |2018-07-20T16:38:30+01:00July 20th, 2018||Comments Off on Do I have to pay anything on top of local authority funding?

If the local authority is funding your care, you will be asked to pay a third party top-up rate, as their funding for care does not cover our fees – this is discussed and clarified with all clients before they enter our home.

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