Monday, 24 May 2010

Government pledge to overhaul social care in UK

News posted on the MSRC Website:
Source guardian.co.uk@Guardian News and Media Limited 2010 (24/05/10)

Commission set up to examine the funding of long-term care will report within a year.
Ministers today pledged to urgently overhaul Britain's "unsustainable" social care system and tackle a growing problem which the Labour government did little to address during its time in office.
An independent commission is being set up to examine the funding of long-term care and will report within a year. Its job will be to devise a plan for a new system of paying for the personal care services which are needed because of Britain's increasingly elderly population.  Read the full article here.