Who should be responsible for social care?
Social care should no longer be seen as a right from the state but instead "everyone's responsibility", the government says. How should social care be funded?
The attempt to change the perception of social care was made as ministers set out new plans for social care in England. They promised more support for carers, an increase in personal budgets and a greater role for the voluntary sector.
Richard Jones, the president of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services, said "It is about a shift in perception and helping people understand there is a partnership between the individual, families and the state."
Should everyone take responsibility for social care? Should the voluntary sector have a greater role to play? What is the fairest way of providing social care? Are you, or is someone in your family in receipt of social care?
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