Care home fees and your property

If you’re moving to a care home permanently, you might be wondering whether you will need to sell your home to pay care home fees. This factsheet explains when you might need to consider this, and alternatives that might be available to you, such as de

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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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Working with older lesbian gay and bisexual people

A guide for Care and Support Services

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A fair contract with older people A special study of peoples experiences when finding a care home

A study looking at whether older people and family carers get the right information, advice and support they need regarding finding & moving into a care home. Results show self-funders often lack this, people’s choice of home can be limited, there is no

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Impact of low fees for care homes in the UK

Results of a postal survey carried out in January and February 2004 by Jane Ball, and commissioned by the RCN. The survey was addressed to nurses who at that time were working in a care home setting, and it primarily sought responses on residents funding

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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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Choice of Accommodation Care Homes Factsheet 60

This factsheet explains what rights care home residents have to choose which home they will live in when the local authority assists with the funding and arrangement of the placement. It is also relevant to residents who arrange and fund their own residen

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Fair terms for care

A guide to unfair terms in privately funded care home contracts, to enable someone to decide whether the terms of their care home contract is fair. It explains what a contract should include, and what sort of unfair terms may be within the detail

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