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Do you want to insure or pay more tax for your care costs?

It is good that the Government is looking again at long term residential and home care in the UK.  We need to be clear about the option open to Government and these are now being rehearsed. These articles are often … Continue reading

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Care homes – forgotten by us- not by Covid

This article can also be found at the COVID-19 Actuaries website http://www.covid-arg.com Introduction In their weekly analysis of deaths, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported that the total number deaths in excess of 5-year averages in the 12 weeks … Continue reading

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Care homes – the elephant is out the room

We can take as the roughest of approximations that the numbers dying in care or at home is about half of the number in hospitals.   That would mean that the number who have died outside hospital by now  (April … Continue reading

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My house is my health plan?

  It is the one life event we don’t want to talk about. Shakespeare could only talk of it through the fool; Last scene of all, That ends this strange eventful history, Is second childishness and mere oblivion, Sans teeth, … Continue reading

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