social care

Long-term care: how will you fund it?

Moneywise reviews the ways that you can pay for care in old age and the recently proposed national insurance increase for the over-50s, which is intended to help fund a fairer system

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Give free social care to all over-65s to help save the NHS £4.5 billion a year, says think tank

Free social care for everyone over-65s could save the NHS in England £4.5 billion a year, according to a think tank.

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Elderly care postcode lottery: Over 65s in some areas are SIX TIMES more likely to get full funding than in others

Over 65s face significant disparities in state-backed care depending on the area of the UK they live in.

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New tax for over-40s being considered by government to tackle social care funding crisis

Over-40s may soon have to pay extra tax in order to create a provision for social care funding.

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Autumn Budget 2018: the winners and losers

We round-up the top winners and losers in chancellor Philip Hammond's latest Budget.

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World Alzheimer’s Day: here's a better way to prepare for later-life care

The challenge of how to pay for adult social care in the most equitable way has reached, and probably passed, crisis point.

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More than two-thirds of Brits support 'wealth tax' to fund social care

More than two-thirds of Brits think a wealth tax that pays towards the cost of social care should be introduced, a new poll has revealed.

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MPs call for social care tax for over-40s

Taxpayers aged over 40 should pay a new ‘social care premium’ to fund care costs, two parliamentary committees have said.

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