Overcoming the challenges in elderly care provision
People should know more about the choices available, including the option of 24/7 live-in care in their own homes on a one-to-one basis.
Individuals and families need to take responsibility for their own long-term care, as the state’s limited resources are already stretched. The earlier people explore the financial options available, the more likely they are to achieve their ideal care choice.
NHS commissioners need to think about the individuals they are providing care for and how best to meet their needs and wishes.