Nursing home fees totally means-tested

Some 50,000 nursing home residents will have pay an average €60 a month more for their care from January 2008 when fees become completely income-dependent.

Junior health minister Jet Bussemaker told MPs on Thursday night that she would make sure complaints by individuals were properly looked into.

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