Care Homes for Older People in the UK

A major in-depth OFT study, that recommends a one-stop shop for information on care homes to help older people chose the right home. It also recommends better access to complaints procedures, greater price transparency, and fairer contracts for residents.

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The Whole of Me.. Meeting the needs of older lesbians, gay men and bisexuals living in care homes and extra care housing

This publication is primarily aimed at professionals working in care homes and extra care housing. It explains how to recognise and respond to everyones’s needs, and sets out clearly the type of support that lesbians, gay men and bisexual people may need.

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Improving Lives, Improving Life: A Summary

Summary of research findings of a study launched & sponsored by ECCA and P&G Professional who commissioned Laing & Buisson to conduct interviews with representatives of long term care providers in England, analyse the data & produce the report. This summa

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Care home fees and your property

This factsheet explains whether you will need to sell your property to pay care home fees, and outlines alternatives such as deferred payment agreements with your council. It also provides information on property disregards, bridging loans, care home f

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How to find the right care home

Whether you’re choosing a care home for yourself or a relative, finding the right information can be challenging. In this new guide we look at what to consider and essential questions like location and cost, what you want from a home and whether a care ho

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Choosing a care home

Making the decision to go into a home is hard enough without trying to understand the complicated way it’s paid for. In our Choosing a care home Wise Guide, we guide you and your relatives through every step of the process. You’ll find insider tips fro

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EAC FirstStop bespoke client ‘care options’ report sample

A general introduction to care homes, how to locate a suitable one and how to afford the fees, plus information about selected care homes for a FirstStop client living in St Neots, Cambridgeshire.

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Choice and council funded care home placements (FS13)

Summarises the framework within which choice is available. Covers: – National guidance – Restrictions on location – What if a care home is not available at the council’s usual cost – Coosing a more expensive care home than the Council will pay for –

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