Our analysis of social care funding reform

For several years, we have been contributing to the debate over how best to meet the challenge of providing good-quality, affordable social care. Following the report of the Commission on the Funding of Care and Support, we bring together our latest commentary and resources on social care funding.

Latest publications and parliamentary briefings

Our response to new social care proposals

Richard Humphries gives the Fund's response to the publication of the White Paper on care and support and the progress report on funding reform.

Our briefing on the Dilnot report

While further work is required on the detail, the Dilnot Commission recommendations offer the prospect of a lasting settlement for social care funding.

We give an overview of the Commission’s findings and set out some further recommendations in our briefing on the Dilnot Report on social care.

Event highlights

Social care reform - where next? 

What are the implications of the care and support White Paper and how will it affect the future of social care reform?

These questions were debated at our recent social care event, with panel discussions on the proposals and on the government's response to Dilnot, and Paul Burstow's first reflections on the new Paper.