The forthcoming green paper on social care – Parliamentary Briefing 27th March 2018


This provides a comprehensive update on the Green Paper along with helpful references which provide more detail.

•It also sets out the 7 Key Principles outlined by the Health and Social Care Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, on 20th March:

•quality and safety embedded in service provision

•whole-person, integrated care with the NHS and social care systems operating as one

•the highest possible control given to those receiving support

•a valued workforce

•better practical support for families and carers

•a sustainable funding model for social care supported by a diverse, vibrant and stable market

•greater security for all – for those born or developing a care need early in life and for those entering old age who do not know what their future care needs may be

The Briefing can be found at: http://researchbriefings.files.parliament.uk/documents/CBP-8002/CBP-8002.pdf