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Care Homes: Operating Costs

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 218358, tabled on 7 February 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effect of the level of inflation on the cost of providing services in nursing homes.

Answered on

14 February 2019

The Government took account of inflationary pressures, including any effects on the cost of providing nursing care, in determining the overall settlement for adult social care at the last Spending Review in 2015.