Future of social care services inquiry begins

29 October 2009

The Health Committee hears evidence from a number of witnesses from the Department of Health's Social Care Directorate as it begins its inquiry into the future of social care services. Watch live from 10.30am.

The inquiry, which was launched following the publication earlier this year of the Green Paper, Shaping the Future of Care Together, will look at options for:

  • future funding of long-term residential and domiciliary care for older people and people with physical or learning disabilities
  • personalisation of social care services
  • more effective, consistent and user-friendly social care services

The witnesses are:

  • David Behan, Director General of Social Care
  • John Bolton, Director of Social Care Strategic Finance
  • Alexandra Norrish, Head of Social Care Strategy
  • Jeff Jerome, National Director for Social Care Transformation

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