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It was a real pleasure to speak at the recent Equity Release Council debate – ‘Can equity release help meet the social care challenge?’ at Portcullis House, Westminster on a rather warm afternoon on 9th July. As we all await … Read More
The question of how to pay for care in the UK has generated substantial political and media interest over the past two decades. There have been two independent commissions, five White and Green Papers, three consultations and many reports from … Read More
Last week, the National Audit Office produced a detailed report on the current state of NHS Continuing Healthcare (NHS CHC). The report looks at how effective the process is for assessing NHS CHC. In the report, NHS England estimates that … Read More
Here are the top 10 points from the Conservative social care manifesto: Propose to align the future basis for means-testing for domiciliary care with that for residential care. This will mean that the value of the family home will be … Read More
When I opened our revised council tax bill for 2017/18 for the London Borough of Wandsworth this weekend, the reality of the much talked about ‘council tax hikes to pay for social care’ really hit home. Council tax bills for … Read More
Nowadays, British people are living longer than ever yet they’re not necessarily in good health during those later years, so more adult children are finding themselves providing a level of care for their ageing parents. Things could begin with providing … Read More
The crisis in care funding has dominated the news pages this month with the regulator, Care Quality Commission (CQC) warning of the danger of decline in the standards of quality and safety as more providers pull out of the market due to … Read More