The Commission on Long-Term Care Funding Options: A roundtable summary

Reforming the system for funding older people's long-term care is one of the biggest public policy challenges confronting the UK. Multiple problems with the current social care system can be identified such as geographical variations in entitlement, and limited availability of advice and support. At its core, the challenge of long-term care funding reform is about how much individuals have to pay for the care they receive, whether as citizens, consumers or at the point of need.