The Care Commitment

This report from UK think tank Demos proposes a new model of social care for England.

In a new pamphlet, Conservative MP Danny Kruger – former Political Secretary to Boris Johnson and the author of a recent government review of civil society – is calling for a bold new idea to help solve the social care crisis named the ‘Care Commitment’. Danny is proposing a shift to a more family and community-centred care system. In the paper, he suggests all personal care costs at home (domiciliary) for older people should be covered by public funds and that the family home should not have to be sold to pay for care, on the condition that a joint commitment is made by the individual, their family, the local authority and the government to each play their part.

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