Gov’t needs to address care home costs ‘ASAP’ says MHK

Wednesday, May 5th, 2021 6:38am

Treasury reviewing as part of wider consultation

Rising care home costs need to be addressed by government ‘as soon as possible’.

That’s from Onchan MHK Julie Edge who raised the issue in the House of Keys yesterday.

Treasury says the situation will be reviewed as part of a wider consultation on care.

However Ms Edge says it requires a certain amount of urgency:

Treasury Minister Alfred Cannan says it’s been delayed due to the Coronavirus pandemic:

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