Archive for January, 2013

On 19th January 2013 The Telegraph reported that under a plan, which could be announced next week, elderly and disabled adults will be given state protection against unlimited care home fees for the first time.

But it will not be implemented before 2015 and will still require individuals to pay care bills up to the level of the cap expected to be between £65,000 and £75,000.

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We Solicitors can offer advice about long term care costs and the options available to you.

We offer a free initial consultation tailored to your needs. Why not make an  appointment to see how these changes could affect you in the future.  Please telephone us on 0800 294 3065 or email to make an appointment.

The Social Care Institute of Excellence has launched the website Find Me Good Care, a comprehensive source of adult social care information and advice.

Please follow the link:

In addition to this WE Solicitors can offer advice and guidance if you are embarking on the long process of having to find a care home, being assessed for self funding and sorting out the finances of a family member.

We can give advice on this process and look at future planning through a Will or a Lasting Power of Attorney.  If you don’t know which way to turn we can help to steer you in the right direction.

Call now on 0800 294 3065 for a free telephone consultation.