The ‘social care precept’ represents a major innovation in financing public expenditure on care in England. This report analyses its strengths, weaknesses, and its future.
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Implementation of the government’s ‘capped cost’ reforms in 2016 could impose an earthquake on the residential care sector.
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.
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 […]
Last week saw debate on social care reform slip further away from the real issues of concern.