Just Retirement has called on government to it make compulsory in the incoming Care and Support bill that local authorities refer care funders to regulated financial advisers.
Elderly people will now have to pay £75,000 towards their care home bills before the government steps in to provide financial help.
An alliance of long-term care groups and campaigners has created a six-point plan calling for urgent and significant reform of the country’s “unfair system”.
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Andrew Dilnot has branded suggestions that the government could delay moves to tackle long-term care reforms until 2025 as “unacceptable”.
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