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Archive for July, 2012

How to protect your assets from care home fees

Depending on which part of the country you live in average weekly care home fees range from £450 – £950 per week. Put in context, this is potentially more expensive than sending a child to a good public school. Statistics show that 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men will at some stage…
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NHS age discrimination rules to protect the elderly

The government is at last taking seriously reports of Age discrimination in the NHS. Reports show that the elderly are routinely left hungry, allowed to dehydrate, not treated with dignity and are refused treatments and operations that would otherwise be provided to younger people. From the 1st October of this year individuals, relatives and friends…
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No maximum cap on care home fees

The Government has announced it’s white paper on changes to social care. Despite recommendations in the Dilnot Report the Government have refused to fully commit to the principle that the maximum anyone should pay for care home fees be capped at £35,000. The government said while a cap was the “right basis” for change, it…
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What will be the costs of elderly care in the UK?

It is a year since economist Andrew Dilnot’s panel sent the government his route map to an affordable and sustainable system of adult social care. On Wednesday the 11th July the Government is expected to publish its White Paper on the future of elderly care. Noting how millions of elderly people fear everything they’ve saved…
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