What do the government’s plans for devolving Attendance Allowance to local government mean for councils, older people and care providers?
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New research on attendance allowance says more should be done to support those receiving the benefit.
Like a particularly strange, obscure breed of nerds, those with an interest in pension policy found themselves glued to BBC Parliament on Monday as pensions minister Steve Webb finally stood up to announce the government’s White Paper on a single-tier state pension.
While social care funding reform appears to be stalling, elsewhere in social care policy, new and interesting developments are emerging off the back of the government’s white paper.
With the population ageing, we often hear grandiose statements about the need to reshape the welfare state or transform health and social care. But, how society performs at adapting to population ageing will really come down to the behaviour of individual older people and the daily choices they make about […]