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“Dilnot Update 3”

This is a continuation of the previous blog entitled “DILNOT UPDATE 2” on the 6th March 2013. The one key question that politicians of all parties will not face up to.   A “King has got no clothes” situation :- WILL … Continue reading

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“Dilnot Update 2”

This is a continuation of the previous blog entitled “DILNOT UPDATE” on the 5th March 2013. The devil is in the detail of the Government’s proposals on long-term care funding.   That must be why they need four years to work it … Continue reading

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“Dilnot Update”

It is now nearly three years since our politicians were so all consumed in finding a solution to funding long-term care.    This was in the run-up to the last general election.    (See all my earlier blogs on this subject by … Continue reading

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“Social Care White Paper” 2

This blog follows on from “Social Care White Paper 1”.  (Click on Dilnot Commission in the TAG CLOUD to see earlier posts). It continues the discussion on the social care white paper and the future funding long-term care of older people. Whilst the continued … Continue reading

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“Social Care White Paper” 1

I have already written  about the Dilnot Commission and their proposals for the future funding of social care.  (click on  Dilnot Commission  in the TAG CLOUD) There is no question that social care in this country is in a crisis; … Continue reading

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“Home Alone 3”

This blog continues on the theme of elderly people being left at home in an “asset” that they are desperately hanging onto, but with insufficient income to live a good life, especially if they become frail and need support.  (See … Continue reading

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“Conspiracy of Silence”

The older generation tend to be more conservative both with a small “c” and a capital “C”.  They also tend to turn out to vote more than the younger generation.  Unless they are too frail to do so. What so … Continue reading

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