Why funding must be reformed

Pitt, Vern
May 2010
Community Care;5/27/2010, Issue 1820, p24
The article reports on an announcement by the coalition government in Great Britain that the funding for long-term care in England will be considered by a commission. As reported, an extra 1.7m adults may require care and support in England between 2010 and 2026 while the cost of state care in England is expected to nearly double in real terms in the period from 2007-2026.


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