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Conference meets with MPs to push LTC cause

The Continuing Care Conference, an umbrella group of insurers, charities


and health providers, has met with MPs and peers in a bid to keep long-term


care on the political agenda.


The CCC told the all-party working group on older people it is anxious for


the Government to address the issue as it is a year since the royal


commission delivered its recommendation on LTC.


It believes the Government has not gone far enough despite fulfilling its


manifesto promise to hold a royal commission.


The CCC says it wants the Government to demonstrate its concern for the


welfare of older people and act on the issue in the comprehensive spending


review this summer.


CCC chairman Dr Chai Patel says: “Today&#39s older people need to know what


care they can expect to receive and how it will be funded. We urge the


Government to use the comprehensive spending review and the promised White


Paper to demonstrate its imagination, fairness and concern for the welfare


of older people.”

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