Social care funding

We need to make the funding system for care and support for all adults in England – both in the home and other settings – affordable and sustainable.
The Commission on Funding of Care and Support, the independent body responsible for reviewing the system in England, reported on its findings in July 2011.
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Caring for our future engagement

The Caring for our future engagement ran from 15 September until 2 December. It saw numerous discussions taking place across the country, and the Department of Health is currently working through all … Read more → – Caring for our future engagement

Paul Burstow – next steps for social care reform

Social care workshop

In a video message, Paul Burstow, Minister of State for Care Services, talks about the Caring for our future engagement process. He explains the discussions that took place from 15 September … Read more → – Paul Burstow – next steps for social care reform

Developing a transformed care and support system

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David Behan – Director General of Social Care, Local Government and Care Partnerships gives a video blog update on the progress made during the engagement the DH has been running in … Read more → – Developing a transformed care and support system

Caring for our future: workshop 4

The fourth of the four workshops took place on Friday 2 December and brought together the seven discussion leaders and their reference group members. Watch three films to see what Helena … Read more → – Caring for our future: workshop 4

Caring for our future: Workshop 3

The third of the four workshops took place on Friday 25 November and brought together the seven discussion leaders and their reference group members. Watch two films to see what Sian … Read more → – Caring for our future: Workshop 3

Caring for our future workshop

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In two videos, Andrew Lansley – Secretary of State for Health and Philippa Russell - Chair of SCOC, Standing Commission on Carers share their views on how the second of four … Read more → – Caring for our future workshop