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‘Bankrupt’ council pays up to £2m a year for empty care beds

‘Bankrupt’ council pays up to £2m a year for empty care beds

Northamptonshire County Council, which has been effectively declared bankrupt, has revealed it is spending up to £2m a year on empty care beds.

Ombudsman warns councils to be clear on care home costs

A warning has been issued to councils to be clear on care home costs following a complaint against Lincolnshire County Council.

Council holds talks with Bupa over care home sell-off

Powys County Council is holding talks with Bupa after threatening legal action over its sell-off of 12 homes to HC-One.

York to replace seven dated homes in city-wide restructure of care

The plan will create a blend of services including better care at home and extra care homes.

Care homes reject residents that cannot self-fund for up to four years

Money Mail investigation finds residents and relatives being forced to prove they have money for up to four years.

Scheme to treat more sick residents in their care homes is improving outcomes

Yorkshire council leader says 2% council tax hike falls well short of care funding needs

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Care England – the watchdog bears its teeth

£900m cost to the taxpayer of NHS bed-blocking could be eased by care industry

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