Elderly could face hike in care charges from next year

ELDERLY people could find themselves paying more for their care from next year.
Bury Council is introducing new policies in order to comply with the Care Act, which could affect those in residential homes as well as those who receive day services.
The changes, expected to come in from January, will affect about 350 people in the borough, and include new ways of assessing who is eligible for care and their ability to pay.
Under the new policies people who only receive a day service will now be charged, although they will also have the opportunity to have a financial assessment of their... read more

 
27 September 2018 in Regional North West , Views: 106
Source: Bury Times
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