Retirement Housing Fees Charges IS3

 

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Specialist housing for older people Factsheet 64

This factsheet gives information about housing intended specifically for older people, usually aimed at those over 55 or 60. Specialist housing for older people comes in many different forms and we cannot cover all of these here. However, a common model is housing set out in a scheme of around 20 to 40 self-contained flats […]

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OFT investigation into retirement home transfer fee terms

In September 2009 the OFT announced an investigation into the contract terms signed by owner-occupiers of purpose-built retirement homes. We considered that a number of terms relating to transfer fees – payable when a lease is assigned, sold or disposed of – may be unfair, and hence breach the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations […]

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Supporting People Knowledge Card Fairer Charging

Information about charging for housing support services funded by the Supporting People Grant. Fairer Charging (for Home Care & Other Non-Residential Social Services) is the statutory guidance issued by the Department of Health that governs locally set charging policies for SP funded services. This contains responses to frequently asked questions such as who can apply […]

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Dental care NHS and private treatment Factsheet 5

This factsheet explains treatment offered by the NHS, including how to find an NHS dentist, charges for NHS treatment, how receiving certain benefits or the NHS low income scheme can help with NHS treatment costs, and what you can do if dissatisfied with the care you receive. The factsheet also looks briefly at private dental […]

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Paying for care and support at home Factsheet 46

This factsheet explains charging for social care services in places other than care homes, mainly related to services provided in your own home. This is because the two charging systems are slightly different. It also covers charging for carers’ services. This factsheet also describes how you can be deemed to be a self-funder following a […]

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