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November 12, 2019

The Kings Fund - Eight issues, consistently identified by service users, carers and families, policy-makers and people working in the sector.

  1. Means testing: it’s not like the NHS 

  2. Catastrophic costs: selling homes to pay for care 

  3. Unmet need: people going...

November 12, 2019

As the General Election gets closer Age UK's General Election manifesto focus is on the older people who need help the most:

  • Care – in urgent need of Government-led financing and reform

  • Inclusion – commitments for those left behind and overlooked

  • Money – s...

November 12, 2019

Free TV licences for the over-75s are changing. Will you still get a FREE TV licence from June 2020?

In 2015 the Government passed responsibility for TV licences to the BBC, with no funding from 2020. Lacking the money to fund free licences for all over 75s, the BBC dec...

October 28, 2019

Personal Social Services Adult Social Care Survey, England - 2018-19 [PAS] shows that 43.7% of service users reported they had never tried to find information or advice about support and services in the past year, this was a statistically significant increase from 25.8...