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Impact of the Dilnot Commission's proposals on future funding of adult social care in London

  • By London Councils

In July 2011, the Dilnot Commission put forward several recommendations for reforming the funding of adult social care. In anticipation of the social care white paper, expected later this summer, London Councils has carried out initial research to assess the potential impact of the Commission’s proposals on the future funding needs for adult social care in London.

London Councils explored the overall impact of some of the Dilnot Commission’s proposals being implemented, namely the introduction of the £100,000 means testing threshold, £35,000 life time contribution cap and all children with care and support needs who reach adulthood being entitled to free care for life.

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