Lansley calls for dignity and respect


Ministers have refused to fully commit to a cap on care costs for the elderly and disabled in England, saying they need to explore cheaper options first.

They unveiled funding ideas including a higher cap or asking people to pay a fee to opt-in to the system.

Health Secretary Andrew Lansley wants to rule out the crude practice known as contracting by the minute. He says that can undermine people's dignity and choice.

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