Archive for June, 2011

Publications

Telecare Ready Creating a universal entitlement to telecare

Telecare Ready: Creating a universal entitlement to telecare

How can policymakers maximise the benefits of telecare for society, both now and in the future?

June 28, 2011 ×

Blogs & Media

Joined up care thinking

Joined-up care thinking

Attendance Allowance, the older people’s disability benefit, is one of those bits of public spending that tends to carry on quietly in the background. It costs £7 billion per year in England, reaches over a million people, but rarely pops up in political debate.

June 21, 2011 ×

Publications

Cash Convergence

Cash Convergence: Enabling choice and independence through disability benefits and social care

What is the best way for society to support older people with care and support needs?

June 16, 2011 ×

Blogs & Media

Care costs one step at a time

Care costs: one step at a time

With the Dilnot Commission on Funding Care and Support poised to make its final recommendations, Ed Miliband making a ‘big, open’ offer to the government to participate in cross-party talks, and the Southern Cross debacle putting social care firmly in the minds of the public like never before, the policy […]

June 13, 2011 ×

Publications

Stepping Stones A strategy for reforming long-term care funding

Stepping-Stones: A strategy for reforming long-term care funding

A think-piece looking at how reform of long-term care funding should be framed by policymakers and stakeholders, and what this means for how reform can unfold.

June 9, 2011 ×

Blogs & Media

Difficult to disagree with Dilnot

Difficult to disagree with Dilnot

Today saw the long-awaited launch of the recommendations of the Commission on Funding Care and Support, under the tutelage of the economist Andrew Dilnot. The Commission has taken a clever approach by building its recommendations around two observations that are impossible to dispute.

June 4, 2011 ×

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