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More and more people dragged into paying for care


More people will now need to self-fund care as capital limits governing charging for care in 2024-25 will remain at levels set in 2010.

 

Over the last 10 years, average household wealth in Great Britain grew by 50% in cash terms, from £204,300 to £302,500, according to Office for National Statistics figures.

 

This extended freezing of capital support thresholds flies directly in the face of repeated Government promises to reform our care system.

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