Category Archives: Care Funding

Social Care Wrong-Footed.

Prime Minister Bodj has pledged to sort out social care funding in his first 100 days in office   The trouble is that he has started out on the wrong foot by promising that ”older people can keep their own … Continue reading

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Bold NHS Chief Executive ?

The Government is shortly supposed to be coming up with a Green Paper on Social Care.  The aim of the paper is to resolve the current and future funding crisis in Social Care related to the ever-growing numbers of older … 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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Social Care Class Action on Bingo

Amid all the recent concern about the shortage of funding for older people needing care, “Social care ” hit the headlines today from a rather unusual source.   This is The Times front page headline for the 10 May :- ” Stop … Continue reading

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2013 Headlines come hauntingly back.

One of the good things to come from de-cluttering is that it gives you new ideas for things to write about.     A stored up sense of history.   A temporarily buried time capsule.    A more distant perspective … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn’s Social Care — less

This is a post about politicians, pensioners and social care.  It follows on from my blogs on the previous two Sunday’s which are entitled – “Older People are Clutter” and “Social Care Straws in the Wind”. The local election season … Continue reading

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