Policy paper

Caring For Our Future: reforming care and support

The care and support white paper sets out the government's vision for a reformed care and support system.

Documents

Caring For Our Future: reforming care and support - white paper

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The care and support white paper sets out the vision for a reformed care and support system. The new system will:

  • focus on people’s wellbeing and support them to stay independent for as long as possible
  • introduce greater national consistency in access to care and support
  • provide better information to help people make choices about their care
  • give people more control over their care
  • improve support for carers
  • improve the quality of care and support
  • improve integration of different services