Government's pre-consultation: the case for change: why England needs a new care and support system

HARROP Andrew, THOMPSON Pauline, LOWE Stephen
Age Concern England
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Key points and recommendations are followed by an introduction, a description of the state of the debate at the end of 2008, and detailed discussion of three questions: What more do we need to do to make our vision of independence, choice and control a reality?; What should the balance of responsibility be between the family, the individual and the government; and Should the system be the same for everybody or should we consider varying the ways we allocate government funding according to certain principles?

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older people;

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