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Long Term Care Royal Commission announces findings today

The Royal Commission on Long Term Care will announce its findings this afternoon.


Sir Stewart Sutherland will make a statement at 3.30pm at the offices of the health service think tank The King&#39s Fund.


At the same time, Health Secretary Frank Dobson will announce the findings to the Commons.


The widely-leaked report is expected to recommend that the Government assumes responsibility for the health component of the care but not for &#39hotel costs&#39. But a dissenting opinion will suggest that the public be forced to make provision for both healthcare and hotel costs.

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