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Paying for care in a care home if you have a partner (Factsheet 39)

This factsheet explains how being part of a couple can affect a care home resident’s eligibility for local authority assistance with care home fees and both partners’ eligibility for social security benefits during the period in spent in residential care.

This factsheet covers a part of the overall residential charging rules and should be read in conjunction with our other factsheets on care home charging, particularly Age UK’s Factsheet 10, Paying for permanent residential care.

Publisher: Age UK

Author: Age UK

Published date: 2016

Editor: Age Concern

Length: 18pp
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