Nursing care uplift will not solve the care home crisis
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Nursing care uplift will not solve the care home crisis

Anita Astle Nurse manager and managing director, Wren Hall nursing home, Nottinghamshire

The rise in the NHS-funded nursing care contribution will not erase years of failure to increase care home funding

As a nursing home manager, I was relieved to hear that the Department of Health and Social Care has increased the NHS-funded nursing care (FNC) contribution by the substantial uplift of 11.5%, to £209.19 per week for 2022-23.

Nursing Older People. 34, 4, 7-7. doi: 10.7748/nop.34.4.7.s3

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