Log In
Thursday 27th October 2016

Two thirds 'don't save for care'

25th January 2008

A survey carried out by leading charities has suggested that two thirds of people have no plans to put money aside for care they will need when they are older.

The survey among 1,000 people, by the charities Help the Aged, Carers UK and Counsel and Care, found that people would turn to family and friends for help rather than pay privately or ask a local council. The charities want changes in the social care system. The government is currently planning a public consultation on social care with a green paper setting out proposals to follow.


Share this page


There are no comments for this article, be the first to comment!

Post your comment

Only registered users can comment. Fill in your e-mail address for quick registration.

Your email address:

Your comment will be checked by a Healthcare Today moderator before it is published on the site.

Mayden - Innovative cloud-based web development for the healthcare sector
© Mayden Foundation 2016