posted on 03 September 2018, updated on 03 September 2018

A recently issued House of Commons Library briefing paper looks at the forthcoming Green Paper on social care for older people – there will be a 'parallel process' of work looking at social care for working age adults (although it does not appear that there will be a separate Green Paper covering this group).

The Green Paper is due for publication in autumn 2018, and will propose an 'absolute limit' (ie cap) on what people pay for social care. Other topics that the government have said will be included are integration with health and other services, carers, workforce, and technological developments. The government will also consider domestic and international comparisons as part of the preparation for the Green Paper.

For more information and to access the briefing paper go to the House of Commons Library website.

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