cost of care

Age UK Survey shows over 65s largest fear is cost of living crisis alongside lack of investment in NHS and Social Care

On 17 August 2022 Age UK conducted a survey (“The Survey”) among over 65s in the UKs population to establish the priorities for the next Conservative prime minister. The Survey which had 14,021 responses among over 65s, established that the greatest problem identified by more than half of participants (57%) said help with the cost …

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Care providers can influence fair fee rates – Seize the opportunity

The Department of Health and Social Care (“DHSC”) published statutory guidance on 24 March 2022. Local Authorities (“LAs”) are required to report to DHSC on cost of care exercises for 65 years plus care homes and 18 plus domiciliary care together with a Market Sustainability plan and details of how they have spent the new …

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