Our News

We have a variety of news items in the care sector that offer prominent and useful information to casual and professional readers. We have worked with a plethora of UK Councils in the residential care sector and have a wide range of article placements in mainstream newspaper outlets. All news items are here to help individuals receive the care they need at a fair price.

Independent Age: Choosing the Right Care Home

Is the price you’ve been quoted reasonable? Shop around and if necessary, appoint a third party to negotiate fees for you. Valuing Care collates care cost data and helps clients – councils as well as individuals – negotiate care home fees. Valuing Care, the BBC ‘Care calculator’ (bbc.co.uk) and findmegoodcare.co.uk all offer online fees calculators to help you.

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LocalGov -The Scrutiny of Foster Care Costs

The cost of fostering has been in the press recently as figures have been published stating that independent foster agencies (IFAs) are increasing the cost charged to local authorities for placing children with families. All of this embroiled against a backdrop of multi-million pounds dividends for investors and huge director salaries.

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The Telegraph – Care Costs could decimate your assets

Care costs threaten to decimate the wealth that elderly people have spent their lives accumulating, but what are the options available to keep costs down? The price of care has risen in recent years, thanks to a combination of short supply, care home operators struggling financially, and cuts to local authority budgets.

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