Tag Archives: Fees

Provider says council fees row forced care home closures

Provider says council fees row forced care home closures

Essex Country Care is closing three of its homes following a fees row with Essex County Council.

A third of LAs will have no social care precept left in 2019/20, Care England warns

A third of local authorities (LAs) will have exhausted their social care precept budgets by 2019/20, Care England has warned.

Care England slams CCG fee freezes

Care England has slammed CCGs that have frozen their nursing care home CHC fees.

CMA secures £2m compensation for Sunrise residents

The CMA has secured more than £2m in compensation for Sunrise Senior Living residents as part of an investigation into compulsory ‘upfront fees’.

Ombudsman warns councils not to cap personal care budgets

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.

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.

‘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.