People who fund their own social care receive little help to navigate the system – Informative and accessible health and care research

Published on 7 January 2021

People in England who pay for their own social care receive little assistance in making choices, even though arranging care requires a range of skills that they may not have.

Adult social care – for example personal assistance in the home or being cared for in a residential home – comes under the remit of local councils. However, people with assets above a certain level are expected to pay for their own social care. Usually, councils provide help and advice…read the item in full at…

NIHR Evidence source: https://evidence.nihr.ac.uk/alert/social-care-self-funders-need-help-navigating-system/

and ask yourself what changes are required… (Residential Forum)

Published by Residential Forum

The Residential Forum is to promote the achievement of high standards of care and support for children and adults living in residential care and nursing homes, supported housing, residential schools and colleges, hospices and hostels. It contributes to improving the quality of service to the public. Members of the Forum are people of standing and experience drawn from the public, private and voluntary sectors, as well as some who can speak for service users and carers.

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