Local Councils Ordered to Provide Loans for Care Home Fees

We have a problem here in the UK of a large population of elderly people in need of care that is so expensive many people have to resort to selling their homes to pay for it. Now new orders by the Government could go some way to relieving the pressure of paying care home fees. On the 17th of July this year the Government decreed that all councils are now obligated to offer a loan to every elderly person going into a care home. New accessibility measures for an existing loan scheme The Government Read more [...]