Breadcrumb Home Multimedia Gordon Brown speaking at The King's Fund on social care This content relates to the following topics: Adult social care Share this content Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on Email Print this page Article information Posted:Monday 08 February 2010 Prime Minister Gordon Brown visited The King's Fund on 8 February 2010, to outline the government's plans for social care.Related contentPress releaseThe King's Fund response to Gordon Brown's speech on cancer and social care guarantees "Reducing the wait both for diagnosis and for treatment is vital to achieving improved cancer survival rates – an area where the NHS has been criticised in comparison to the outcomes achieved in other countries." You may also be interested in Blog Social care needs political support and better workforce planning Alex Baylis calls for a more strategic approach to developing the social care workforce. Report Approaches to social care funding It is widely accepted that the system for funding social care is in urgent need of reform, but there is little sign of a long-term solution on the horizon. In this report we consider five different approaches, setting out the implications of each. Age UK care co-ordinator roles Older people with long-term conditions often face a bewildering array of disconnected services rather than joined-up, holistic care. In 2012, Age UK decided to use its skills and resources to support the health and care system in addressing these problems. Slideshow Alex Baylis and Susie Perks-Baker: Embedding enhanced health care in care homes Alex Baylis and Dr Susie Perks-Baker share findings from The King’s Fund’s report, Enhanced health in care homes.