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A National Care Service

A National Care Service

Lethbridge, Jane ORCID: 0000-0002-0094-9967 (2017) A National Care Service. [Working Paper]

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Abstract

The adequate provision of social care is a major issue facing the UK. A near crisis has been triggered by the failures of privatised provision, aggravated by the austerity inflicted upon the NHS. However, it is not just a question of providing enough care but also about developing new and different forms of care. People’s expectations of living longer lives affects how they want care to be delivered. Increasingly people want care delivered at home or locally in the community in a personalised way. This briefing sets out the key components of a National Care Service.

What policy would provide adequate social care for Britain?

Item Type: Working Paper
Uncontrolled Keywords: social care, life expectancy, carers
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Business
Faculty of Business > Department of International Business & Economics
Faculty of Business > Centre for Work and Employment Research (CREW) > Public Services International Research Unit (PSIRU)
Last Modified: 17 May 2019 14:00
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: GREAT c
Selected for GREAT 2019: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/20032

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