Care Fee Planning

We can protect you and your family and provide certainty for the future.

We can protect you and your family and provide certainty for the future.

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.

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Everything was completed professionally and within my tight time scales. I would like to say thank you and would definitely go back to Goughs should I need help in the future.

Ali McBrine

Thank you Alice Blackmore for your fantastic professional support, with care, compassion and kindness, of our need for explanation and understanding of the system and language in a lot of correspondence. Thank you too for being always being honest and empathic of our feelings.

Andrew Alvis

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Phil Carter

Goughs Solicitors provide a friendly, professional and extremely reassuring service. The whole team, especially Georgina Catlin, are empathetic and provide sound advice when required, you definitely feel you are in safe hands.

Your care fee planning team

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 Pettersen

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.

Why work with Goughs?

Local since 1882, with an excellent reputation

First-class, effective service

Largest solicitors in Wiltshire

Seven offices throughout the county

Nationally accredited law firm

Recognised by Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners

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