Valuing Care regularly features in the national, trade and local media, both print and broadcast. Our managing director, Ray Hart, is a well-respected expert on the cost of care, often approached for his specialist views and comments.
Here is a selection of media Valuing Care has worked with:BBC Radio Healthcare Leader Community Care The Guardian High 50 Independent Age Mature Times Moneywise My Ageing Parent Nursing and Residential Care Older is Wiser Practice Business Daily Mail Sunday Times The Telegraph UK Authority Your Money HTN
LocalGov -The Scrutiny of Foster Care Costs
Ray Hart - 4th April 2018The 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. According to one report the average weekly fee for council registered carers is £396, while it rises to a staggering £759 for IFAs; 92% higher. All of this embroiled against a backdrop of multi-million pounds dividends for investors and huge director salaries. Such highly inflated fees give rise to one very important question; why aren’t foster care costs subject to the same level of scrutiny as other social care costs? Read the full article here
The Telegraph - Care Costs could decimate your assetts
The Telegraph 10 February 2018
The Telegraph 10 February 2018 - 'Care home charged £2,000 for nurisng my mother - after she'd died'
The Telegraph 3 April 2018 - 'Care costs could decimate your assets: here's how to keep the bill down'
The Telegraph 3 March 2018 - how appalling upfront fees add up
The Telegraph - 18 June 2017 - Care crisis: this is why Britain’s care homes are charging the dead
The Telegraph - 11 February 2017 - The real reason why the middle classes pay 194pc more for care
BBC Radio 4 - You and Yours - 28 October 2016
Healthcare Leader - 17 May 2017
HTN - 23 November 2016
The Telegraph - 18th January 2014
The Telegraph - 8th May, 2013
The Telegraph - 9th November 2013