Landmark reform to help elderly with care costs

The Coalition Government is today announcing unprecedented support for the elderly in paying for their long-term care costs.

As part of the Mid-Term Review, the Government is introducing major, long-term reform that will mean no one who has worked hard throughout their life will be forced to spend all of their savings or sell their home in their lifetime to pay for care.

One of the Coalition’s first acts was to commission Andrew Dilnot to look at how best to protect people from high and unpredictable social care costs. These reforms set out how, for the first time ever, people will be protected from limitless care bills.

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