Could you afford £1k a week care home fees? Our indispensable guide has all you need to know
The cost of a room in a care home, presently about £750 a week, will be £1,000 a week by 2020, experts warn.
However, with Britain facing a nationwide care funding crisis, even that figure could soar.
A report by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) last week found services for the elderly were nearing breaking point.
The care watchdog warned of a wave of home closures if staff and funding gaps are not filled, adding that in the past six years 1,500 homes had closed.
The firms running care homes will try to plug the gap by raising fees, experts say. Valuing Care, a respected care fees... read more
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