Care England study into council fees

A Care England study into council fees has shown that local authorities are failing to keep pace with rising costs, causing many care homes to have to make difficult decisions about whether to close their service or refuse council placements. This is despite increasing numbers of people requiring support. One in five councils have given no increase in fees they pay for 2018/19, even though cost and wage bills have risen by up to 5% according to the Care England study.

To read more about this study, visit here…