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Care Energy Crisis

Care England has released figures revealing a 683% increase in energy costs for care providers. In the last year, the energy costs per room have increased from £660 per bed, per annum in August 2021 to £5,166 in August 2022.

With 454,933 CQC registered beds, the approximate impact of the rising energy prices on the sector is over £2bn per annum.

Professor Martin Green, chief executive of Care England, said support from Government must extend beyond March to ensure hat care homes can keep their resident’s safe and warm.


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