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If the value of your property and savings is £23,250 or more you pay the full cost of care home fees for accommodation, board and personal care. Nursing care may be paid for by the NHS.
This table gives you an idea of how long your money will cover the care home fees. It shows different levels of fees and assumes you will have an income of £150 each week from pensions and benefits.
cost per week
income per week
Less Income After
We may contribute towards the cost of your care home fees for the first twelve weeks of your stay if:
If your care home fees are more expensive than the amount we normally fund you will need to arrange for someone else to pay the difference.
Even when your funds fall below £23,250 you will need to pay towards your home care fees.
If you already live in a care home which charges more than we pay, you may need to:
The Minimum Pension Age is constantly changing until the age at which both men and women can claim the State Retirement Pension is the same. The Department for Work and Pensions website | gives full details of the changes.
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