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Western Provident Association – Parent Care

Western Provident Association

Parent Care

Type: Short term care plan for the over 50s following a hospital stay

Levels of cover: Seven-day cover, 14-day cover, 21-day cover

Minimum-maximum premium: £85-£280 a year

Minimum-maximum ages:50-79

Maximum benefits: 75% of eligible fees up to £300 a day for personal care at home, domestic help and home nursing

Excess: 25% of any claim

Deferred period: None

Commission: Initial 25%, renewal 5%

Tel: 0800 0111131


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