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Care Provision

Volume 501: debated on Tuesday 24 November 2009

22. To ask the Secretary of State for Health what plans he has to change the arrangements for the provision of care for the elderly and the disabled. (300160)

Subject to parliamentary approval, the Personal Care at Home Bill will mean that older people and younger disabled adults will be better helped to live independently for longer in their own homes—something they tell us they want.

This is a major step towards the setting up of a national care service.