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NHS care funding postcode lottery revealed

NHS care funding postcode lottery revealed

Dramatic variations in the number of people around the country receiving full continuing care funding have been revealed.

Care savings cap raised in Wales

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.

CMA pledges to protect vulnerable consumers from unfair practices

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has pledged to protect vulnerable people from unfair practices in its annual plan for 2018-19.

CQC raises regulatory fees for social care providers

The CQC has raised its fees for community social care providers to cover its regulation costs.
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‘After-death fees’ facing ban, news report

The practice of making families pay care home fees after their relative has died is set to be banned, according to a news report.

Ombudsman urges councils to check care charging procedures

Councils are being urged to check their care charging procedures by the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman.

Council failure led to woman’s £30,000 care home bill

North Yorkshire County Council has been rapped by the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman for failures that led to an elderly woman’s £30,000 care home bill.
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Unrest rumbles in the Tory shires over social care pressures

Rebellion is brewing in the Tory shires over pressures on social care services.

Maria Mallaband drops ‘after death’ fees following CMA action

Leading care home group Maria Mallaband has dropped its ‘after death’ fees following CMA action.

Jane Ashcroft signs up for CHP roundtable

Anchor CEO Jane Ashcroft CEO is to be among the panellists in the first of a new series of roundtables hosted by Care Home Professional this year.
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