- Social care reform will help provide greater choice for those receiving care, opportunity for those providing it and certainty over costs
- Government details how over £1 billion will be spent helping people live safely, independently and where they want to
- Investment to improve housing and take advantage of technology to help those receiving care and caregivers
People who need care, the social care workforce and unpaid carers will benefit from the ten-year vision for adult social care published today.
The white paper is part of the government’s wider social care plans, backed by £5.4 billion, which for the first time provides a limit to the cost of care for everyone in the adult social care system, and significantly increases state support.
The transformed social care system will apply to people in both residential and at home care and will set daily living costs at a lower rate than originally proposed, helping people save more money. It will mean nobody is forced to sell their homes in their lifetime.
As part of the white paper, the government is today setting out