The 1998 Royal Commission on Long-Term Care recommended that the government should meet the costs of personal care in the UK. It argued that since cancer care is available free through the NHS, the same should apply to Alzheimer’s disease. So is the Scottish system of FPC a worthy policy aspiration for the rest of the UK? Let’s look at how it works.
First published (protocol) paper from HAGIS, published in the British Medical Journal Open.