Tag Archives: Cost Structure for Residential Care Homes

Key to Care Report: the Burstow Commission on the Future of the Home Care Workforce (BBC News / LGiU)

Summary The “Key to Care” report, published in early December by the Local Government Information Unit (LGiU) and the home care provider Mears, predicted that the home care system in England could be close to crisis because of the extent … Continue reading

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Nursing Care Bands for 2012/13 (Department of Health)

Summary The level of the NHS contribution towards the costs of a place in care homes with nursing for persons assessed as requiring the help of a registered nurse is unchanged for 2012/13. From April 1st 2012, for eligible care home residents the standard … Continue reading

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A Fair Deal: Local Authority Fees for Care of Vulnerable Older People (Bupa)

Summary This report shows how care home fees paid by councils have fallen by 3.9% (in real terms) over the past two years, whilst care homes have been exposed to disproportionate increases in their main costs. It provides reasoned evidence to … Continue reading

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