Posted by: Duncan Orr ">Duncan Orr, on March 13, 2018.
What you need to know about looking for a care home
Funding and sourcing Long Term Care is becoming a major concern not just for those about to require Long Term Care and navigating the pitfalls of the State system, but also for children forced into sourcing what they hope will be suitable care for parents or relatives.
The FT’s Rosie Carr recently shared her own experience of this and her article and podcast (approx. 14 mins) with the FT’s Claer Barrett is an absolute must read and must listen to:
5 key pointers and takeaways from her battles:
Involve all family members and understand health and financial details as soon as possible
Arrange a Financial Power of Attorney
Understand the pros and cons of State help including deferred payment arrangements
Apply for Attendance Allowance and Nursing care contribution
Consult with a Specialist Adviser
Please contact us if you have any questions regarding how to fund the care for loved ones. You can call us on 01825 76 33 66 or complete a contact form.
What you need to know about looking for a care home Funding and sourcing Long Term Care is becoming a major concern not just for those about to require Long Term Care and navigating the pitfalls of the State system, but also for children forced into sourcing what they hope will be suitable care for […]
Here’s one final word on the recent volatility in Global stock markets. As always, Carl Richards put this into context with one of his graphics and a few words… Normal Can Feel Scary… Imagine being in a boat in the ocean on a very still day. No wind. No swell. The water is as flat […]
There’s no doubt hyperbolic headlines depicting the recent falls on the world’s financial markets are potentially anxiety-inducing. With the FTSE 100 Index falling to its lowest level since April 2017, the effect of the headlines is to promote a sense of uneasiness; we’re here to remind you that this shouldn’t be the case. Instead of […]
It is often said that Inheritance Tax is an avoidable tax, but many of us somehow fail to avoid it. Why is this? In our experience, clients’ failure to plan effectively is a result of the following perceived problems: Speed – How often will the thought of having to survive 7 years from the date […]
Swindells Financial Planning Ltd is an appointed representative of ValidPath Ltd which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
Registered in England No 5271521, Registered Address Atlantic House, 8 Bell Lane, Bellbrook Industrial Estate, Uckfield, TN22 1QL