Dementia care homes fees reclaim
The costs of dementia care homes can decimate a lifetime’s worth of savings almost overnight
Few people would call it insignificant to spend as much as £36k per year on dementia care homes. Even fewer would pay such a sum if they didn't have to. The decision as to who must pay and who is eligible for NHS funded care is down to your local authority.
Unfortunately, thousands of people in the UK have been paying for dementia care homes unnecessarily. The assessment criteria clearly states that anyone with a severely debilitating mental or physical health issue is entitled to NHS funded care. Senile dementia qualifies as severely debilitating.