TITLE

CHANCE FOR RADICAL CHANGE

AUTHOR(S)
Jones, Ray
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Community Care;11/22/2007, Issue 1700, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses several issues regarding the funding for disabled adults' social care in Great Britain. Currently, the country has a postcode lottery where the state-funded social care assistance someone receives is based on where they live. A way forward would be to have disabled people's requirements funded through the national non-cash limited social security system by enhancing benefit rates and extending the types of benefit.
ACCESSION #
28328086

 

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