Category Archives: ELDERLY UK POLICY

Reluctant Benefits still at Sea

This is a continuation of my last week’s blog on welfare benefits.   ( You can see all the posts on this subject by clicking on “Welfare Benefits “ in the Tag Cloud ) I have been surfing around for days … Continue reading

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Reluctant Benefits Koan

The path to benefits entitlement, is not paved with enlightenment. Benefits Streets aren’t paved with gold. They are more like illusory rainbows.   Reform is beset by political indecision. Met swiftly with opposition derision. The virtue of benefit is washed … Continue reading

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Reluctant Welfare Benefits and Benefits

This is a continuation of my last week’s blog on welfare benefits.   ( You can see all the posts on this subject by clicking on “Welfare Benefits “ in the Tag Cloud ) Perhaps I should start with what I … Continue reading

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Reluctant Welfare Benefits

I have decided to start a thread about welfare benefits for older people.   It may we’ll go on over several months as it is a large issue and to many people, including me, an unfathomable subject.      Nonetheless … Continue reading

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Social Care Funding Going Nowhere.

A crisis in social has been building up for years and at its heart are two questions :- “Who is going to pay for it?” and “Where is the money going to come from?”. At the start of this decade … Continue reading

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Express Care

I have written a lot about Care ever since I started this blog and it seems the situation isn’t getting any better.    In fact it is becoming a lot worse. (Two of my earlier blogs are worth reading :- … Continue reading

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Is This Assisted Dying?

I have written a lot about assisted dying almost since I started this blog.    Although not since 2015 when Lord Faulkner’s Bill to legalize it was heavily defeated in the House of Commons.  ( You can see all my … Continue reading

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