Launched on 20 July , the Commission on Funding of Care and Support The Commission was chaired by Andrew Dilnot with Lord Norman Warner and. In June , Dilnot was asked by the government to chair the report was welcomed by Health Secretary Andrew Lansley. Economist Andrew Dilnot is set to publish a review into paying for long-term care in England, amid claims there should be a cap on the total people pay in so.

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Andrew Dilnot

Find out more about the changes in the Care Act. Social care is the name given to the range of care and support services that help frail and disabled people remain independent, active and safe – for example, help with getting out of bed, bathing and preparing cooked meals.

Martyn Percy Corpus Christi: Retrieved 12 June Archived from the original on 3 June Overview of key proposals. No, at this stage, the proposals will not anfrew the way that care is provided. That means that those who are above a particular threshold are charged in part or in full for their care. Andrew Dilnot has suggested the following proposals.

Dilnot Commission on Funding of Care & Support

Page 1 of 2 Previous Next. Mr Dilnot expects the measure to make it possible for insurers to offer cover for care bills, saving thousands of pensioners from having to sell their houses to pay for residential home fees.


No, the value of dlinot house is only taken into account if you move into a residential care home. Views Read Edit View history.

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Webarchive template wayback links CS1 maint: The London Gazette Supplement. It will not be necessary to prove the money has been spent. A Downing Street source admitted that the report would be kicked into the “medium length grass” while the Coalition seeks to build a cross-party consensus on how to pay for the reforms.

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There needs to be a white paper, where the Government puts forward its plans for change, and then there will need to be legislation. And Mr Lansley appeared to andred him yesterday, saying it would not be fair if reform led to “people of working age paying additional taxes in order to support those who are older receiving additional benefits”.

If you live in your own home and need care it is only your savings and income that is anrrew. Dame Helen Ghosh Brasenose: Robert Ellis St Benet’s Hall: Paul Madden St Anne’s: He thinks that the new system will make things easier for carers because the person they support will be able to get better formal care.


Dilnot has proposed that there is a national threshold for care anrew. Simon Francis Gaine Campion Hall: He also recommended a separate cap on the amount care homes are allowed to charge residents for food and accommodation.

Judith Olszowy-Schlanger Hindu Studies: Robin Ward Wycliffe Hall: Figures expose mounting crisis in care for elderly.

Dilnot Commission

Age UK uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience. Sir Andrew Dilnot, Nov Monday 31 December This page was last edited on 24 Mayat Dilnot has recommended that Attendance Allowance and Disability Living Allowance remain ajdrew feature of the support provided by Government.

Evidence from other countries where andew personal care is available shows that the funding pressures become so great the care becomes restricted and availability declines.

Denise Lievesley Harris Manchester: There is no doubt that reform is needed quickly andrfw support people using care services currently, as well as preparing better care for future users. Sir John Vickers Balliol: Sir Gordon Duff St Hugh’s: You will continue to be liable for general living costs.