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CLIP 7583

How Should We Pay for Elderly Care?

How Should We Pay for Elderly Care?
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Key Info
  • How Should We Pay for Elderly Care?
  • Duration: 02:20
  • Thanks to better health and advances in medical science we are all living longer. But with an ageing population, the demand for social care services, either at home or in residential care, is rising. This report discusses how we might pay for it. This BBC News clip is published as part of BBC News Online and was first broadcast in June 2009. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Society Health and Development

       Topic:

    Identifying Need

  • Keywords: social services, means test, assessment, institutional care, continuing care, elderly, old age
Ideas for use in class
  • Discussion about the implications on social care of a rising elderly population.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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