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The Fair Deal How Does It Affect You

The Fair Deal will have implications for your income and assets when you apply for it. In the case of single applicantโ€™s, you can expect to contribute 80% of your net income and 7.5% of your assets including your Home. If you are part of a couple you will be paying 40% of your combined income and 3.75% of your combined assets including your Home. Every applicantโ€™s circumstances can be different and how the Fair […]

Understanding Nursing Home Fees

When the time comes for you or a family member or friend to become a Resident in a Nursing Home it is very important that you understand the different fees and charges that may apply. Often this is a stressful time and it is easy to make mistakes or to under estimate the cost of care that you will end up paying. In this article I will highlight the main fees that you are likely […]

Older Care And Fair Deal Scheme

๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ธ ๐˜ฌ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฐ๐˜ธ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ๐˜จ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ฃ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ฉ ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ฅ๐˜ถ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ด ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ง๐˜ข๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜ด, ๐˜ธ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ช๐˜ต ๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜•๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜Š๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ? ๐˜›๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ ๐˜”๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜บ– ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ฅ ๐˜ข๐˜ฅ๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง Fairdealadvice.ie ๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ฌ๐˜ด ๐˜‰๐˜ฆ๐˜ต๐˜ธ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ ๐˜›๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜“๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ธ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ฉ ๐˜ˆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข ๐˜Ž๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ข๐˜ฏ, ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ธ๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ฉ ๐˜Š๐˜Œ๐˜– ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜•๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ, ๐˜›๐˜ข๐˜ฅ๐˜ฉ๐˜จ ๐˜‹๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜บ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜”๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜š๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฆ ๐˜ง๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ ๐˜”๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ญ ๐˜๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜–๐˜ญ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜—๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ด๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ด, ๐˜‘๐˜ช๐˜ฎ ๐˜‹๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜บ. In an insightful discussion about Older Care, Nursing Homes and the Fair Deal Scheme, broadcast on Newstalkโ€™s Between the Lines programme, last Saturday (18th […]

Don’t be rushed into completing your Fair Deal Application Form

Completing the application form for the Nursing Home Support Scheme/Fair Deal can be a complicated process and errors and or omissions can have serious consequences for the applicants and their families. In my work at Fair Deal Advice we often have Clients engaging our services to help untangle and correct the consequences of incorrectly completed application forms. This has often resulted in over and under payment of the Applicant’s contribution towards the cost of care. […]

Honesty is The Only Policy When Submitting A Fair Deal Application

In my work running Fairdealadvice.ie, I am regularly engaged by clients to help resolve issues with Fair Deal/Nursing Home Support Scheme applications that have been submitted incorrectly. These errors have resulted in excessive contributions been taken by the HSE from applicants or under payments by the recipient sometimes for protracted periods before the errors have been discovered. While we can recover over payments for our clients, we often are engaged by clients to help resolve […]