Fairer ways to share the cost of caring for older people needed

Joseph Rowntree Foundation report published 15 September calls for a national debate on how better to share the cost between the state and private individuals. It argues that the present system is unsustainable because it provides neither a clear-cut set of entitlements according to how much care people need, nor a well-accepted set of rules about how much they should contribute according to ability to pay. Find out more.