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Major reform to funding care and support

New measures for funding care will ensure that the elderly and those with disabilities get the care they need without facing unlimited costs.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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The new measures are based on the recommendations made in 2011 by the Dilnot Commission, an independent panel set up to look at the fairest and most sustainable way to fund care and support in England.

Published 11 February 2013