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Hi Kailesh, there is an explanation on benefits that can be paid in a care home: https://www.turn2us.org.uk/Benefit-guides/Care-homes-and-benefits/Benefits-that-can-be-paid-if-you-live-in-a-care-ho
In terms of the care home fees generally speaking where the spouse of the person in care is still residing in the marital home then that is not taken into account in terms of funding care. Therefore, if there is a shortfall in the benefits received and the council payment then the council should pick up the difference.
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Hi thank you for your message, my understanding is it would need to be council approved which does not necessarily need to be the cheapest but it is also not a free choice. Therefore, if there is one that takes council and private residents that is likely to be one that they will accept if you speak to them but obviously it is not guaranteed. It would be worthwhile obtaining from the council's adult care team a list of council approved care homes so you can look to find the best one and also where they are located for example what is the closest to your father and you. I hope this helps, if you can please accept my answer and rate me 5 stars (in the top right of your screen) then Just Answer will credit me for helping you today.
Hi thank you for your message, glad I could help and I hope everything works out well.
Hi Kailesh, please post this as a new query and someone will respond when they can