Affluent areas to lose out in care funding reforms

By Michael Burton | 30 May 2022

Local authorities in wealthier areas with higher levels of self-funded care home residents are likely to fare worse from planned changes to the funding regime, according to latest figures.

The new Government guidelines for care include reducing the amount self-funders have to pay, which is currently higher than for those who are council-funded.

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