During emotional and difficult periods, thinking about finances often seems overwhelming. But there are measures you can put in place to make life a little easier. Is registering a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) the right decision for you? This can be very valuable as it ensures that if you are ever unable to make […]
News and views about care costs and funding
Read our latest blog posts about the costs of home care and the funding options that may be available to you.
20 June 2014 The average cost of a UK nursing home is £738 per week – that’s almost £40,000 a year. But many families struggle needlessly to come up with the cash in a situation where they may be eligible for full funding from the NHS – although few people know about it. This is […]
Independent research carried out recently has highlighted the costs associated with keeping someone independent in their own home. We were surprised at the costs for someone who is receiving traditional Domiciliary Care Vs the cost of Live-In Care. The research was carried out in the Cambridgeshire area for an 80 year old gentleman requiring support […]
A European study recently revealed that brain disorders cost Europe €800 billion each year, but the social cost is perhaps even greater than the economic one. Anybody who has ever watched a loved one living with chronic dementia can testify that it is a terrifying disorder which can take the person you love and transform […]
05 January 2011 More Funding for Support at Home The Health Secretary Andrew Lansley has said today £162million would be transferred from the NHS to local authorities and primary care trusts with the money aimed at helping people to leave hospital more quickly and receive support at home. This has to be good news for […]