Category Archives: Care Funding

“Cowardly Inaction”

There are now almost daily reports in the press about the failures of our social care system for older people.  It is no longer a disaster waiting to happen, it is a catastrophe unfolding before our eyes:- Report after report … Continue reading

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“Southern Cross Cards Collapse”

Since the last hand of cards were played in this most callous of games (click on Southern Cross in the TAG CLOUD to see previous posts on this subject), the players have all been re-assessing their hands before placing their … Continue reading

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” If the cap fits” – Commission on Funding Care & Support – 5

The Dilnot Commission is due to report in July and in true political style they have decided to fly some kites before making any formal announcements.  In an interview with The Daily Mail, Andrew Dilnot dropped out clear hints as to the … Continue reading

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Southern Cross card game televised. 6

  The Southern Cross card game is now being watched by millions on TV.  The Chairman was forced to come out into the public gaze and submit to an inquisition by John Snow on Channel 4 News. Meanwhile, the newspapers … Continue reading

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