Have there been two decades of failure to reform social care?

Have there been two decades of failure to reform social care?
 

A politically-charged Budget has passed with no mention of social care, despite a growing sense in recent years that provision for older people and younger disabled adults is on the point of crisis.
It's nothing new - for the past two decades, successive governments have published at least 300,000 words in formal consultations, policy papers and commissions into the subject.
That's nearly two Homer's Odysseys or, if you prefer, three Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stones.
The figure would be even higher if we included every non-governmental commission, engagement exercise or piece of... read more

 
23 November 2017 in Health, Views: 52
Source: BBC
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