Colliers report: care home beds are getting cheaper


Posted on June 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Colliers CRE’s latest Care Homes Review research report finds that the annual cost of a nursing home bed has fallen from £20,635 in the second half of 2007 to £18,720 in the first half of 2008.

Fees in Greater London are, as expected, higher than anywhere else in the UK at £834 per week, while homes in the West Midlands charged the lowest fees at only £465 per week.





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