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Personal Budgets and Social Care for Frail Older People in the United Kingdom

Jason L Powell*

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2017.01.000187

Received: July 09, 2017;   Published: July 31, 2017

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This 2 page opinion explores do we need more personal budgets for older people in England as is advocated by the Conservative government led by Prime Minister Theresa May? What are the implications for frail older people? Does it really give them more choice of the type of services needed to address their social care and health needs?