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Care Homes

Volume 705: debated on Tuesday 11 November 2008

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they will provide financial assistance to those private care homes affected by the current economic situation. [HL6069]

The Government will work closely with local authorities and providers to ensure they are able to meet their statutory responsibilities and protect the welfare of care home residents. Any action taken will be governed by the circumstances and the needs of those affected. The department will continue to monitor the situation closely.