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Public Participation: Elderly

Volume 464: debated on Tuesday 9 October 2007

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer which groups are being consulted as part of his Department's review of the needs of over 85 year-olds. (154649)

As part of the long-term vision of the 2007 Comprehensive Spending Review, the Government have consulted widely the implications of an ageing population on public services such as long-term care for the elderly. In addition to those listed, this work has benefited from the input of other groups with whom the Department of Health, the Department of Communities and Local Government, the Department for Work and Pensions and Her Majesty's Treasury have engaged on related issues.

Age Concern

Alzheimer's Society

Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations(ACEVO)

Association of Directors of Social Services (ADSS)

Better Government for Older People (BGOP)

BUPA Care Home Services

Carer's UK

Centre for Policy on Ageing (CPA)

Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care (University of Hertfordshire)

Commission for Social Care Inspection (CSCI)

Continuing Care Conference (CCC)

Council and Care

Crossroads Association

Disability Rights Commission (DRC)

English Community Care Association (ECCA)

Essex County Council

General Social Care Council (GSCC)

Help the Aged

Housing Corporation

Improvement and Development Agency (IDeA)

International Longevity Centre

Job Centre Plus

Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF)

Kent County Council

Kings Fund

Local Government Association (LGA)

London Older People's Strategies Group (LOPSG)

London School of Economics

Long-Term Conditions Medical Alliance (LMCA)

Manchester City Council

National Care Homes Association

National Institute of Adult Continuing Learning (NIACE)

Personal Social Services Research Unit(PSSRU) (London School of Economics and University of Kent)

Parkinson's Disease Society

Princess Royal Trust for Carers

Registered Nursing Homes Association (RNHA)

Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)

Social Care Workforce Research Unit- Kings College London

Social Work Research and Development Unit- University of York

Transforming Services with Older People

United Kingdom Care Association

University of Stirling (Department of Economics)