Care home residents foot £100 a week for coronavirus costs

Posted by on June 6, 2020 2:06 am
Categories: Global Stories

Older people and families asked to pay bill on top of usual fees as homes reel from cost of PPE and staff absences

Some older people who fund their own care home fees are being forced to pay a steep and unexpected coronavirus bill by their care provider, it has been revealed.

Older people and their families are being asked to pay more than £100 a week on top of their usual care home fees, with homes saying the cost of PPE and staff absences could push their finances into the red, threatening their sustainability. 

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