As local authority care home fees remain frozen in many areas, the prices paid by self-funding residents are sharply rising year-on-year.
According to analysis of LaingBuisson figures published by magazine Which? this spring, the largest increases in nursing home fees for self-paying clients in the past year were in the North East of England (11.3 per cent) and Yorkshire and Humberside (10.9 per cent).
In this exclusive Care Home Management online feature, social care journalist Eleanore Robinson explores the reason for the increases.
Read the feature.