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‘Care comparison sites have not damaged providers’ business’

Providers’ fears that care comparison sites would damage their business appear to have been unfounded; but some are not taking advantage of the opportunities such sites offer to promote their services and receive constructive feedback on them, argues Stephen Burke of the site Good Care Guide. When we launched Good Care Guide earlier this year, […]

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Think-tank casts doubt over insurance role in long-term care funding

There’s a new report out today looking into possible role for pre-funded consumer insurance in the long-term funding of social care in England and Wales.The report, from the Strategic Society Centre, argues that even if the UK were in the future to achieve a level of take-up of 15% for pre-funded care insurance – equivalent […]

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Counsel and Care “relieved” that Personal Care at Home Bill appears to be moving towards safer waters.

Counsel and Care has welcomed the Free Personal Care at Home Bill’s passage through to committee stage at the House of Lords last night. The group said it was “relieved” it had progressed but admitted this was not the end of the story.

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