Tagged: pensioners

Care homes’ charging pensioners’ families for care that should be free

Care homes’ charging pensioners’ families for care that should be free

A charity has called for top-up fees to be ‘optional, affordable and transparent’, after finding many families are subsidising the cost of their relative’s care home when it should be free. Families can choose to...

Pensioners who fall at home will be charged £26 to be helped

Pensioners who fall at home will be charged £26 to be helped

Stephanie Linning for the MailOnline 17th Dec 2015: Pensioners who trip and fall at home will be charged £26 by their local council to come and pick them back up again The proposal by Tendring District...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Help with heating costs – new Government scheme

Millions can bag a winter warmer with new Government scheme IF you are worried about paying this winter’s heating bills then check if you are eligible for the Government funded warm home discount scheme which could...

IDS Says His Welfare Reforms Will Save Taxpayer £50Billion?

IDS Says His Welfare Reforms Will Save Taxpayer £50Billion?

James Chapman reports in the Daily Mail –  Iain Duncan Smith will today say Britain’s benefit system is growing at the slowest rate since the inception of the welfare state. The work and Pensions Secretary...