Many of the poorest pensioners will face 'catastrophic' care costs

By Ann McGauran | 18 November 2021

Many of the poorest pensioners will pay the same for their care as richer people after the Government released more details of the new cap on home and care costs.

Analysts have said the change could save the Government hundreds of millions of pounds, but leave many poorer homeowners with ‘catastrophic costs’ including the need to sell their homes to cover the costs of long-term care.

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