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Care of the elderly news : October 2008

Private Healthcare UK keeps you up to date with the latest news and developments in private care of the elderly in the UK.

  • Older people forced to sell their homes to pay for care elderly couple long term careNHFA Care Advice say they are taking calls from families of older people unable to meet their care costs – caused by both delays in the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) processing applications to...
  • Not enough people ask for advice on funding care FirstStop logoFirstStop provides advice on housing, care and finance for the elderly. 70,000 homes are sold each year to pay for care which means that less than 5 per cent of people who could possibly benefit from...
  • Bupa supports specialist dementia services BUPA International logoPrivate healthcare company Bupa has pledged over one million pounds to help develop specialist Admiral Nursing services in England. Admiral Nurses have specialist mental health training and work to...