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Care Home Costs Rise At The Fastest Rate Ever

CARE home bills are rising at their fastest rate on record; figures showed yesterday. Annual costs for a care home place jumped 9.6 percent this year – nearly double last year’s 5.2 percent rise. The average price paid by a …

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Tories Ditch Plan To Cap Care Home Fees By 2020

The Tories’ pledge to introduce a cap on social care costs by 2020 has been officially abandoned. David Cameron promised to bring in an upper limit of about £75,000 on the amount people must pay towards their own care. This …

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Dementia Care News

BRITAIN is in the grip of a dementia time bomb with new cases being diagnosed every three minutes, experts have warned. Disturbing figures reveal 225,000 people will fall prey to the illness this year alone as cases of senility rocket. …

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