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.
The practice of making families pay care home fees after their relative has died is set to be banned, according to a news report.
Councils are being urged to check their care charging procedures by the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman.
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.