Tags: "capped cost model"

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Disability-linked annuities

Care cap won’t boost disability-linked annuities

What is the prospect for DLAs – annuities that pay out a higher income upon individuals reaching an objective threshold of disability – taking-off in light of the Government’s ‘capped cost’ reforms?

February 12, 2013 ×

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Care funding - read the small print

Care funding: Read the small print

After fully 18 months of reflection since the final report of the Dilnot Commission, the coalition government is today announcing how it wants to see funding for long-term care in England reformed.

February 11, 2013 ×

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The PM’s ‘enormous’ prediction for LTC insurance

The PM’s ‘enormous’ prediction for LTC insurance

The prime minister argues implementing the capped cost model would change this, and result in an “enormous” insurance market. Is he right?

January 14, 2013 ×

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Winter Fuel Discontents

Winter fuel discontents

A coalition of Liberal Democrats – the think tank CentreForum and the former Liberal Democrat Care Minister Paul Burstow – have called for the means testing of Winter Fuel Payments

January 3, 2013 ×

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Tired of waiting for Dilnot

Tired of waiting for Dilnot

Despite a new set of health ministers, the party conferences revealed no change in the government’s position on funding of the care system in England. The new Health Secretary said at the Conservative Party conference that the government wants to implement the proposals of the Dilnot Commission on Funding Care […]

October 19, 2012 ×

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Care funding focus on the bigger picture

Care funding: focus on the bigger picture

Last week saw debate on social care reform slip further away from the real issues of concern.

August 20, 2012 ×

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