Self-funders charged £12,500 more than council-funded residents

Stephen Lowe, group communications director, Just Group

Care home residents in England who pay their own fees are charged on average £12,500 a year more than those whose bill is paid for by local authorities. Analysis by financial services company Just Group showed that the average fee per year for self-funders was £44,252, compared with the £31,720 paid by councils, averaging to…

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