Tags: "ageing"

Publications

Paying for Ageing Decision time for households and the state

Paying for Ageing: Decision time for households and the state

A comprehensive analysis of the choices for households and the state as both consider how to pay for ageing. 

November 26, 2012 ×

Blogs

The real debate on care funding reform is still to come

The real debate on care funding reform is still to come

The government’s recent progress report on care funding reform left the sector bitterly disappointed. Coming more than a year after the Dilnot Commission and at a time when the social care system is stretched to breaking point, huge expectations – and hope – had built up around the report. The government’s announcement […]

August 14, 2012 ×

Publications

Caps Opt in Opt outs

Caps, Opt-ins, Opt-outs: Is England making progress in reform of care funding?

Analysis of the Coalition Government’s July 2012 ‘progress report’ on care funding.

July 19, 2012 ×

Publications

The Future Cost of Housing Benefit for Older People

The Future Cost of Housing Benefit for Older People

Amid growing concern about ‘generation rent’, what will Housing Benefit for pensioners cost the Exchequer in future?

June 27, 2012 ×

Blogs

Counting the cost of care reform

Counting the cost of care reform

Tomorrow, the Strategic Society Centre is holding a public debate in Parliament with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Social Care. The event asks the question fundamental to the ongoing debate around how to pay for care: can the Treasury combine deficit reduction with reform of social care funding?

June 25, 2012 ×

Blogs

Misguided on means testing

Misguided on means testing

Wednesday saw many in the social policy world left blind-sided by the announcement from the Sun newspaper that it would henceforth be campaigning for the means testing of currently universal Winter Fuel Payments.

June 7, 2012 ×

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