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Care home provider Care UK faces legal action after refusing to pay customers £3 million in compensation over 'misleading' fees
Care UK, one of the UK’s largest care home providers, is refusing to pay £3 million in compensation over claims it ripped off…
Legal warning over trusts that promise to beat care home fees
Retirees are being urged to seek legal advice before placing their homes into trust to spare care home fees.The issue…
Care homes must be reformed, says competition regulator
The UK’s care homes are in urgent need of reform, according to the findings of an investigation by the Competition and Markets…
Setting care cap too high will stop us saving, say over 50s
Over 50s are willing to pay towards the cost of social care, but if the government expects them to pay too much, it will…
Care homes to be investigated
Care homes for the elderly are to be investigated by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to find out whether residents…
Care costs increasing 10% faster than pensioner incomes
The cost of living in a care home is increasing 10% faster than pensioner incomes, as average annual costs exceed £30,000 for…
Why do we get no help with care home fees?
One of our experts answers a reader's question.
Do you qualify for care home help?
Long-term care can cost £30,000 a year or more - check whether you qualify for financial help and what to do if you don't.
Care home costs rocket to £29k a year
A single room in a UK care home now costs £28,666 a year on average - 54% more than the average pensioner's income.That…
Will new rules help cut your care costs?
The announcement of a £72,000 cap on social care costs in England brings some much-needed clarity to anyone trying to work out…