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By 2050, campaigners say. The number of older people needing care globally is set to to grow to three times the size. “This report is a wake-up call to governments across the world about the immediate need to put in … Continue reading
The government has said the £72,000 cap on elderly care costs in England, due to be introduced in 2016, will benefit one in 8 people and the government set out details about how it will work.
An increasing percentage of pensioners are funding their very own care home fees as councils push increasing costs on to the middle classes, a study revealed yesterday. Some 57 %of elderly care home residents – 231,000 – may be fully … Continue reading