STRENGTH IN NUMBERS

Strength in Numbers dedicated to my late mother Kay

Only one in four have faith in system to care for them in old age

Only a quarter of people in England believe they will receive proper care in their old age despite the Coalition’s sweeping reforms of the system, one of the biggest surveys of opinion on the subject ever conducted shows.
Research commissioned by an alliance of 75 charities and voluntary organisations involved with elderly and disabled people concludes the care crisis could prove a decisive issue in next year’s general election, with concern as high among middle aged voters as the older generation.
It shows that voters rank care for elderly and disabled people second only to health as a national priority justifying an increase in spending – well ahead of schools, transport, policing or the armed forces.

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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/elderhealth/11063984/Only-one-in-four-have-faith-in-system-to-care-for-them-in-old-age.html

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