Older people still face grave uncertainty because of the Tories’ social care policy vacuum – Julie Cooper
Cooper MP, Labour’s Shadow Health Minister, commenting on the new joint
report on social care costs by Independent Age and the Institute and Faculty of
people still face grave uncertainty over the cost of care because of the social
care policy vacuum created by a Tory Government bereft of ideas.
U-turned on their disastrous dementia tax policy the Tories failed to tell us
what the level of the cap on costs would be and they are now using a
long-awaited Green Paper to kick a decision on long-term social care funding
into the long grass.
will ease the crisis in social care by building a National Care Service based
on the principle of shared risk so no-one faces catastrophic care costs as they