Social care

Funding Future Care Need: the role of councils in supporting individuals to access the capital in their homes

This is the latest report in the Foundation’s work to improve outcomes in the long-term care system for low earners. Many low earners lose out in the current care and support system and find themselves in a funding gap; too rich to qualify for state support, having over the threshold of £23,000 of equity in their house, and too poor to meet care costs out of their relatively low incomes.