Britain sleepwalking into care crisis. Ros Altmann warns

Britain sleepwalking into care crisis. Ros Altmann warns
 

Britain is in danger of "sleepwalking into a social care crisis", a former pensions minister has warned.
Ros Altmann called on the government to use tax breaks to help people save for care in later life, as she said the cost of funding provision was pushing the NHS in England to breaking point.
She said she warned other ministers of looming problems last year.
The Department of Health said it was significantly raising the funds local authorities have access to for care.
Lady Altmann, who was pensions minister under David Cameron, said the chancellor should use Wednesday's Autumn... read more

 
21 November 2016 in Regional, Views: 92
Source: BBC
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