Care Fee Planning

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Care fee planning

What should you consider?

Healthier living and better access to medical care means that in today’s society people are living much longer which in turn is leading to an increase in the number of people requiring assistance with their care in old age therefore it’s becoming increasingly more important to get later life planning in place.

Planning for care home fees now will give you peace of mind for the future and ensure you still have something to pass on to your loved ones.

How can Goughs help with care fee planning?

At Goughs, we have years of experience helping people plan for their care home fees.

We will advise you on the best way to structure your assets so that you’re prepared for future costs, without damaging the inheritance you want to pass on to your loved ones.

Be certain of your future with Goughs

Specialists in planning care home fees

Popular questions
about care fee planning

The strategy will be different for each family, due to their unique circumstances and views on life. Nonetheless, the best advice is to plan early and have the right legal advice.

For more information on care fee funding, please click here.

With so much uncertainty surrounding these later life issues, it’s important to have the right specialist advice, whether it’s to help navigate the complex and sometimes daunting issues of care costs and choosing a care home or understanding the legal issues around Wills, Trusts and Lasting Powers of Attorney.

If you need to enter care without any care fee planning and have insufficient funds to pay for your own care then, it could be the local authority who chooses your placement which may not be your preferred option.

How much does it cost to make a Will?

Pricing for a single Will

Starts from £xxx

Pricing for multiple Wills

Starts from £xxx

Pricing for a joint Will

Starts from £xxx

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Your care fee planning team

Catherine Cole

Private Client Practitioner

Following a career in hospitality, Catherine began working in private client law in 2002. She joined Goughs in 2017 and within 2 years she was promoted to an Associate

Maxine Coles

Associate Chartered Legal Executive

Maxine specialises in Private Client work, with much of her work being in elderly client care. She has a natural empathy towards clients in what can often be distressing situations.

Samantha Cory

Solicitor

Samantha joined Goughs as a Solicitor in 2020. Samantha has been practicing in Private Client law since 2018, and loves the personal interaction with clients and being able to help them with difficult personal and emotional circumstances.

Trish Watkins

Senior Associate (CILEx)

As a Private Client lawyer, Trish always had a strong empathy for the elderly and vulnerable and prides herself in being able to engage with them and support them through what can be very difficult times.

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