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how much does it cost the uk government to keep somebody in an nhs residential care home please?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Many variables ~40K: One source (http://www.mirror.co.uk/features/how-avoid-care-home-fees-3835475) estimates 40K (sorry, can't make pound symbol) annually for nursing home care in UK. But as in the States, there are too many variables to offer one answer. Check out http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/social-care-and-support-guide/pages/care-homes.aspx & http://www.bbc.com/news/health-30990913.
Answered on May 17, 2015

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