Essex Country Care is closing three of its homes following a fees row with Essex County Council.
The CMA has secured more than £2m in compensation for Sunrise Senior Living residents as part of an investigation into compulsory ‘upfront fees’.
Councils has been warned by the Local Government and Social Ombudsman that they cannot set maximum budget levels when calculating the cost of people’s care.
Dramatic variations in the number of people around the country receiving full continuing care funding have been revealed.
The Welsh Government has announced that people will be able to keep up to £40,000 of their savings before having to self-fund residential care costs.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has pledged to protect vulnerable people from unfair practices in its annual plan for 2018-19.