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Includes information about care of the elderly in residential and nursing homes.

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Residential care

Information about the care of sick or older people in residential or nursing homes.

8 Paying for your care home

Explains the rules for paying for your place in a care home. Includes information on how much your local authority and the NHS has to contribute and how to work out how much you will have to pay.
Provided by Help the Aged
9 Local authority charging procedures for care homes (PDF)

Explains the rules local authorities must follow when means testing people over 60 to find out if they qualify for help with care home fees.
Provided by Age Concern
7 Residential and nursing care

Gives information on types of residential and nursing care, and how to arrange it. Also explains how financial provision for the care is organised, including local authority funding.
Provided by Alzheimer's Society
10 Attendance allowance in care homes (PDF)

Explains how the way in which your care is funded affects whether or not you can be paid Attendance Allowance when you live in a care home.
Provided by Age Concern

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