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Councils ‘in parallel universe over care home fees’

by admin | 15th November 2011

Councils ‘in parallel universe over care home fees’

Councils are “living in a parallel universe” by cutting the rates they pay for care home places but expecting the same service, industry leaders say.

The English Community Care Association, which represents charities and care firms, said the “appalling” behaviour was pushing some to the brink.

It comes as research by analysts Laing and Buisson showed the fees being paid had fallen by 4% in the past two years.

 

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By Nick Triggle Health correspondent, BBC News

14 November 2011

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