Pile of gold sitting in unused home assets should be used to pay for LTC

December 2016
Money Marketing;12/1/2016, p26
The article discusses the changes on the long-term care for the older people who save up for their own care or take out insurance in Great Britain. It highlights the use of taxes to pay for the care of the older people. It also notes that the care home fee rules ignore the value of the resident's home in the country.


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