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Straight answer would be yes. However ... and on my reading of the second link ... avenues to explore before heading down that route. If no help there , top up fees come into play. I'm a mere novice when it comes to the care homes sector beyond the articles I post on the forum from outside sources. ...
If your mother is covered by CHC ( Continuing Health Care ) , BB is correct ... there are NO top up fees. Main CHC thread : https://www.carersuk.org/forum/support-and-advice/all-about-caring/chc-chapter-and-verse-under-one-thread-guidelines-and-links-32532 Section headed : Asked to top up / pay for ...
Anyone tried the online calculator and found any " Anomalies " yet ?

Self employed and claiming CA ?

As combinations go , 1-2 on with my local bookies for an anomaly ... or two ?
Your welcome Diane. Another link for you which cuts straight to the chase : https://www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en/articles/paying-your-own-care-costs-but-the-moneys-run-out Paying your own care costs but the money’s run out? If the money you’ve been using to pay for your long-term care is running...
From elsewhere on this site : 1 in 8 adults (around 6.5 million people) are carers By 2037, it's anticipated that the number of carers will increase to 9 million. Every day another 6,000 people take on a caring responsibility – that equals over 2 million people each year. 58% of carers are women and...
Now posted on the SCOPE forum to gauge the reaction from carees who make up the majority of readers. Forum : https://community.scope.org.uk/categories/talk-about-pip-dla Thread : https://community.scope.org.uk/discussion/44059/attendance-allowance-pip-paid-by-the-caree-to-the-family-carer#latest
Top up fees ?

A link to one of the better " Bibles " out there :

https://caretobedifferent.co.uk/care-home-top-up-fees/

Very comprehensive and completely blows the lid off many preconceived understandings and " Lies " told by those in the system.
Said Issue probably near to the top of all issues raised ever since carer forums sprung up on the Internet in 2004. Age wise ... 103 is the " Record " so far ... and , as young as 5 at the other end of the spectrum ( Lord Kitch ). In short , when the state pension kicks in , all care given by a fami...
A slight detour ... some 13,000 miles or so ... New Zealand ... with ramifications for us over 'ere : http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO1804/S00104/womens-caring-work-taken-for-granted.htm Women’s caring work taken for granted ? [/size][/b] To save embarrassment to the author , replace WOMAN'S to FAM...
An article from this morning's Guardian which highlights another problem with the private sector moving in on traditional NHS turf : https://www.theguardian.com/society/2018/may/07/private-hospitals-england-jeremy-hunt-cqc-damning-report Private hospitals warned over failing safety and quality stand...