The Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA) has recently closed a consultation regarding the fees charged by care home providers after the death of a resident.
Legal professionals working in private client law specifically in older client law deal with the issues that their elderly vulnerable clients and their families face when preparing for later life. This include choosing care whether at home or with a care home provider as well as any issues that can arise after death.
As such we come across many families who are either considering their position when a loved one needs to go into care or after their death when dealing with their estate.
At either of those points it is vital that families are aware that they are entering into a contract with the care home and that the contract will contain various terms...
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