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Waiting for Dilnot

Waiting for Dilnot

29 June 2011

| Richard Humphries 


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The Dilnot report on July 4 is likely to recommend a partnership between the individual and the state to meet the costs of long-term care. Now the coalition needs to turn words into action

With the report of Andrew Dilnot’s independent Commission on Funding of Care and Support just days away, hopes are high that it will provide solutions to an issue that has stubbornly resisted previous efforts at reform – going way back to the 1999 Royal Commission established by Tony Blair’s government.