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One in five over-55s have concerns about care homes post-COVID

One in five over-55s are worried about the vulnerability of care homes after COVID, research from equity release adviser Key shows. 

In addition, 14 per cent are reconsidering their care funding plans in response to COVID-19, the survey of 1,009 UK adults aged 55-plus between April 692021 reveals  

Around the country, over-55s in Yorkshire & The Humber are the most concerned about their future care options after seeing the impact of COVID-19 followed by those in Northern Ireland and Wales while over-55s are least concerned in the North East and the East of England.

REGIONWORRIED ABOUT CARE AFTER COVID
Yorkshire & The Humber43%
Northern Ireland41%
Wales41%
South East36%
South West36%
North West35%
East Midlands35%
London35%
Scotland29%
West Midlands28%
North East20%
East of England19%
UK33%

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