50 Connect - 28th November 2013

Affordable care costs50 Connect - A publication that is a trusted friend as people negotiate later life features Valuing Care in their care home check list. Care home fees are a large financial commitment, here Ray Hart, creator of Valuing Care Fees Calculator, introduces the idea of challenging the prices quoted. Read the full article here

50 Connect - 16th September 2013

50 Connect - A publication that is a trusted friend as people negotiate later life features Valuing Care in their care home check list. As the Autumn and Winter months begin, the number of people searching for care home placements for their relatives increases dramatically. Having made the tough step of recognising the need to relocate older parents or in-laws, knowing where to start and what to look for in a residential or nursing home can be a minefield. Read the full article here

Womens Thoughts - 30th September 2013

Womens Thoughts - A website for women to ‘pop on to’ for ‘A Coffee Break Surf’, in search of useful or useless but interesting information or just to chat with like minded women. Valuing Care is featured in the publication, highlighting tips on how to choose the best care home to meet your personal needs. Read the full article here

Seniors Discounts - 23rd January 2015

Save Thousands of Pounds Top 10 Tips on Negotiating Care Home Fees Ray Hart, managing director at Valuing Care, is a care fees specialist. He helps people who pay for their own care home costs save thousands of pounds. Here Ray explains the art of negotiating care home fees, and shares his top ten tips to help you save money. Read the full article here

Practice Business - June 2016

Continuing Healthcare is a significant cost to CCGs across the country, but do CCGs know the underlying value for money and real cost of each placement? Ray Hart, director at Valuing Care, shares his insight. The number of CHC placements to the NHS continues to rise with 62,000 people eligible for Continuing Health Care funding in 2015/16. The reasons for this increase are well known; primarily an ageing population with varying medical conditions requiring health intervention, and therefore funding for a variety of care packages. This has also been compounded by an increased awareness of CHC funding, and a number of legal test cases over the last 20 years. Read the full article here

Local Government Information Unit - 15th July 2013

LGIU, a local democracy think tank, published a report into independent ageing. This report assesses local authority support for older people making decisions about choosing and paying for care and support In this report the Valuing Care Fees Calculator is a recommended solution for Councils in supplying information and advice to their citizens. Further details of the report and their recommendation of our company can be found here

Older is Wiser - 2nd September 2013

Older is Wiser, the social networking site for grown ups, features 8 tips that could save you money on your long term costs. The online publication interviewed Ray Hart, the co-creator of the Valuing Care Fees Calculator to guide their readers, highlighting the key points that could save you money. Read the full article here