Fair Deal? Why it doesn't always pay off for nursing home care
Why it's important to do your research as, for a sizeable cohort, the scheme doesn't make financial sense
In many ways, it has been a great leveller. People whose entire lives may have been lived on either side of a social divide can end up living out their final days side by side.
And one may be paying for their care themselves, while the other is receiving the same care thanks to the Fair Deal scheme.