Around-the-clock care set to double by 2035, according to study

Additionally, the number of over-65s requiring full-time care is expected to go up by a third. Statistics like these can cause a lot of concern – but with the help of a qualified legal professional, it is possible to plan ahead for the future, deal with any existing financial worries, and find the best outcome for your situation. 

When money is an issue, it can be tempting to look for a cheap solution, however this comes with its own very serious risks. With a number of existing companies ‘promising’ guaranteed solutions to avoid care home fees – which are often expensive and ineffective – the safest approach is always to use a qualified legal professional. Partner, Faye Evans, said: “Thinking about the future can be a difficult and emotive process, and adding financial concerns into the mix doesn’t make matters any easier. Care homes are a very real prospect for a number of people, and deciding how this will be paid for in later life is a conversation that needs to take place sooner rather than later.”  

If you’re currently experiencing a funding issue, get in touch with Senior Probate Executive, Alanna White on 01329 822333, who will guide you through the process and support you every step of the way. 

If you are concerned about paying for care in the future, or would like to speak to someone about planning ahead, our Managing Your Affairs team is fully equipped to discuss your options and help you achieve the best solution for everyone involved.

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