State may reduce nursing home payments

A reduction in payments to nursing home providers is one of the options open to the government, Kathleen Lynch, the Minister of State for Older People, has said.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
28th April, 2012

A reduction in payments to nursing home providers is one of the options open to the government, the Minister of State for older people has said.

Kathleen Lynch made the comments after announcing a review of the Fair Deal Nursing Home Funding Scheme. She said the review would be completed by the end of August. Speaking about the cost of nursing home care, Lynch said service costs had fallen and that you could not have...

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