New research has revealed that a £35,000 lifetime cap on care costs for older people would cost £3.6bn by 2035.
The UK care home industry is facing an “unprecedented crisis” amidst rising demand from the ageing demographic, according to leading global property adviser Knight Frank.
A new tax on the over 40s which is expected to be included in the Government’s Social Care Green Paper, could raise £15bn a year.
Care sector salaries rose by 6.1% to a six-month high in November as providers sought to fill vacancies.
The UK is one of the most attractive regions for future inward healthcare infrastructure investment, new research has revealed.
Mobile Care Monitoring developer Person Centred Software and University College London (UCL) are partnering in research to assess the impact of good care on life expectancy.
Pressures on the social care system have been reflected in a high number of upheld complaints, according to Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman, Michael King.
Chronic underfunding and a dysfunctional social care system are contributing to a growing workforce crisis, the IPPR has warned.