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|Health Committee - Third Report
Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 4 March 2010.
2 The present social care system
Who is responsible for social care services?
What duties and powers do local authorities have?
Assessment of presenting needs
3 Meeting future demand and costs
Future availability of support from carers
Future availability of funding
4 Shortcomings of the present social care system
Limitations and variations in access to services
Unfairness of means-testing and charging
The regulator's view of care standards
Possible reasons for poor quality care
Reform of eligibility criteria
Further development of personalisation
Shaping the Future of Care Together (2009)
The National Care Service consensus
A more universal funding system
The overall "funding envelope"
Free Personal Care at Home Bill
"Fully national" or "part local/part national" system?
Choosing to keep mainstream services
Information, advice, advocacy and brokerage
Conclusions and recommendations
Annex 1: Conventional modes of social care
Annex 2: New approaches to social care
Appendix 1: Transformation objectives and milestones
List of further written evidence
List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament
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