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Online Guide to Care

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The BBC has republished an online guide to care, which details the costs people face wherever they live in the UK.

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The BBC Online guide to Care includes a commentary on the King’s Fund research and a useful synopsis of’ ‘How much does it cost to be old?’
State of care for the over 65s

  • One million people with care needs go without help
  • 4 in 10 people in care homes pay for themselves
  • 300,000 fewer people receive council-funded help within four years
  • 100,000 or more is now spent on care in later years for 1 in 10 people

This can be found at:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-37364797
A direct link to a care calculator for your area by postcode is at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-37307856

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