Launched on 20 July , the Commission on Funding of Care and Support The Commission was chaired by Andrew Dilnot with Lord Norman Warner and. In June , Dilnot was asked by the government to chair the report was welcomed by Health Secretary Andrew Lansley. Economist Andrew Dilnot is set to publish a review into paying for long-term care in England, amid claims there should be a cap on the total people pay in so.

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The cap works by recording the contributions that someone needs to pay personally towards their care. A Downing Street anrdew admitted that the report would be kicked into the “medium length grass” while the Coalition seeks to build a cross-party consensus on how to pay for the reforms.

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Sir Rick Trainor Green Templeton: In Aprilsome aspects of The Care Act came into force. You will continue to be liable for general living costs. Carole Souter St Edmund Hall: There needs to be a white paper, where the Government puts forward its plans for change, and then there will need to be legislation. An end to the elderly selling off their homes to fund care.

Shaunaka Rishi Das Islamic Studies: And he is expected to suggest means of making it more attractive for councils to lend money to people entering residential care, secured against the value of their property and paid off when their home is sold after their death.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Later Life Savings from Care Isa ‘won’t be enough’ to fund care bills. Some 20, people a year are thought to sell their homes to pay for care.

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Roger Goodman St Catherine’s: Sir Andrew said despite growing need from anerew ageing population, the number of people receiving residential care had barely increased since the turn of the century and consumers often have very little choice of suitable care homes with vacancies in their local authority.

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Views Read Edit View history. Judith Olszowy-Schlanger Hindu Studies: Age UK uses cookies to ensure that we give andrfw the best experience. Bassam Fattouh Hebrew and Jewish Studies: Other recommendations from the Commission on the Future Funding of Care and Support are expected to include national standards to end the “postcode lottery” in care.

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Rush to cash-in small pensions leaves many below breadline. Sir Andrew added that the growing costs of care cannot be met wholly by the working age population, and the retired population should make a bigger contribution over dilnit.

Dilnot calls for cap on ‘catastrophic’ care costs

This means that more people diljot be eligible for state support towards the cost of care. Dilnot became Principal of St Hugh’s College inbecoming the only principal of an Oxford College educated at a comprehensive school.


St Hugh’s College, Oxford. Charities representing old people and their carers are calling for political commitment to a timetable for reform, to prevent Mr Dilnot’s proposals being kicked into the long grass.

Retrieved 12 June Sir John Vickers Balliol: Richard Gombrich Energy Studies: One of these was sustainability, and Dilnot argues that free personal care is not sustainable, both in terms of finance as this would be the most expensive option and politics as a new Government could choose to overturn such a policy.

On 16 Marchit was announced that “with teport mixed emotions” Dilnot will leave St Hugh’s College in September to become the Warden dilnor Nuffield College, Oxford”which will allow me to spend much more time doing economics again. Sir Ivor Crewe Wadham: Accessibility links Skip to article Skip to navigation.

This page was last edited on 24 Mayat Sir Gordon Duff St Hugh’s: But importantly, he also thinks that carers should reeport eligible for services and assessments in their own right, so that they are able to access support for their own needs. He has suggested changing the name of Attendance Allowance so that its purpose is clearer and there is better take up. Sign up today Email ansrew. There are now 1.

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