Conference on future funding

Posted on March 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Care Choices Ltd, in association with the Centre for Policy on Ageing, are holding a conference in London on Monday, May 22 entitled Future Funding of Care. Chaired by Baroness Pitkeathley, a life peer and currently Chair of the New Opportunities Fund, speakers will include Rabbi Julia Neuberger from the King’s Fund; Robin Wendt, a member of the Royal Commission on Long Term Care; John James, chief executive of Kensington Chelsea & Westminster Health Authority; Kent Phippen, managing director, Sun Healthcare Group, Europe; and academics Professor Paul Fenn and Melanie Henwood. Care Choices financial advisor Robert McFarland said long-term care providers, whether public or private, faced multiple problems. “It is more than a year since the Royal Commission, under the chairmanship of Professor Sir Stuart Sutherland issued its report With Respect to Old Age: Long Term Care – Rights & Responsibilities,” Mr McFarland said. “The Government’s detailed response to its proposals, and those in the minority report by Lo

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