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Families are paying too much for care in England “all too often” because of confusing or incorrect information from councils, a report says.
The Local Government Ombudsman said some people were not offered an affordable care option in their area.
“Top-up fees”, payable for things such as a bigger room, were often being incorrectly charged, it said.
Congratulations from family carers
Queen Elizabeth II becomes Britain’s longest-reigning monarch later when she passes the record set by her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria.
The Queen will have reigned for 63 years and seven months – calculated at 23,226 days, 16 hours and approximately 30 minutes at about 17:30 BST.
Prime Minister David Cameron will lead tributes in the House of Commons and there will be a River Thames salute.