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Paying Care Home Fees

If you have any questions or concerns that you would like Sam from the local Age Concern service to answer, write to us at whwhistler@aol.com and we’ll ask Sam’s advice.

At the Age Concern Information and Advice Service we are sometimes approached by family members supporting an older relative, faced with a decision about residential care. As well as the prospect of having to leave their home, older people may be concerned about having to sell that which for many people is their biggest asset. While the government has set up a commission to consider how social care will be funded in the future, it is likely to be some time before any changes are made. Having some information about what the rules are now can help people consider their options.
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