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Care Fees Planning

Care Act Funding Reform – Will it work?

Care Briefing – February 2015 The jury is still out on this question largely because the fine print in the regulation and subsequent guidance has yet to be established. Indeed the Department of Health is consulting on this at the moment with a deadline of 30 March, one day before the Care Act 2014 goes… Read more


The ‘not so’ Affordable Care Act 2014

The recent Care Act 2014 – dubbed the “Affordable Care Act 2014” – hit the headlines for capping care fees at £72,000.  But scratch below the surface and you could end up paying five times that amount, with those in the South West being hit harder than most. Pensioners and their families who are expecting… Read more


Care Act 2014 – The Impact on the cost of Care Fees

On the 14th May the Care Bill received Royal Assent and became the Care Act 2014.  The Act represents the most significant reform of care and support in more than 60 years. On the plus side the Act introduces a cap on the amount people will be required top pay towards the cost of their… Read more