November 2013

News Post

Elderly face much higher care cap

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A recent article published by BBC News reports that elderly people face paying £150,000 for residential care before they reach the proposed £72,000 care cap.

As we have previously posted in these news items, this is because accommodation costs do not count towards the cap.  Also, it is not the amount that you are actually paying in care fees that is counted but, instead, the amount your Local Authority would pay.

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