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Which? reveals home care postcode lottery
Article Type: Food facts From: Nutrition & Food Science, Volume 41, Issue 5
A Which? investigation has uncovered huge variations in the availability and cost of home care, with some local authorities charging over £20 an hour while others provide it for free.
In some cases, people living just a few miles apart can pay vastly different amounts for home care, which includes help with dressing, washing and bathing as well as nutritional aspects like helping with meals.