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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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Care Home Bed Loss

One in seven care home beds in Kirklees were lost last year despite an increasing demand for places, health chiefs have revealed. The district lost 258 out of some 1,750 beds in 2015, according to a report presented to Huddersfield …

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Live In Dementia Care At Home

One in three people born this year will develop dementia, according to new figures. The Alzheimer’s Research UK charity warned of a “looming national health crisis” as the population ages. It called for greater efforts across the globe to help …

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