House of Commons
LONG-TERM SOCIAL CARE SETTLEMENT
EDM #2125
Tabled 28 February 2019
2017-19 Session
That this House recognises the state of the social care sector and the unsustainable levels of unmet care need; notes the NHS calling for social care reform through the Health for Care campaign; and calls on the Government to deliver a sustainable, new and fair system and funding formula for social care which would deliver a long-term plan and funding settlement for social care, expanding coverage and meeting the following core principles: care offered based on need not ability to pay, integrated care, personalised care, prevention before cure, ensuring equality and fairness, delivering parity of esteem with the NHS, seamless care within a diverse sector; strong and supported workforce, citizen access to advice and guidance and a consideration of wider care needs.