Elderly patient care quality concerns raised

2022-03-21T14:12:25+00:00February 13th, 2013|

Concerns about elderly patient care The Health Secretary’s recent statement on proposed future Social Care plans suggests that the ongoing debate in respect of how much the elderly are required to pay towards the cost of their residential care is set to continue long into the future. But whilst that debate develops, perhaps the Government [...]

A ‘Fully funded solution’ to social care proposed

2017-09-27T14:07:26+01:00February 11th, 2013|

A 'Fully funded solution' to social care proposed Care home fee exposure and proposed changes to Inheritance Tax thresholds are once again headline news, with the Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, talking about a ‘fully funded solution’ to social care in the future. Proposals are expected to include a £75,000 cap on costs for care and [...]