Self funders’ plugging £1.3bn funding shortfall

Care worker’s lacking ‘collective voice’, report finds

The average fee per resident paid to care homes falls short of the real costs of service provision by more than £100 per week. This is leaving self-funders to fill a £1.3bn funding gap, effectively propping up the market, according to the latest figures from LaingBuisson. Its Care Cost Benchmark tool shows that the average…

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