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The Budget 2019 – what do the policies mean for older people?

The Budget 2019 – what do the policies mean for older people?

13 November 2018

Just over a week ago, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond delivered the Budget – a statement made to the House of Commons on the nation’s finances and the Government’s proposals for changes to spending. Later Life Ambitions has analysed the key announcements and what they mean for you.    Read more

The Intergenerational Contract – where are we now?

The Intergenerational Contract – where are we now?

31 October 2018

Earlier this year the Resolution Foundation published a report, A new Generational Contract, which examined the intergenerational divides between a number of cohorts.
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Later Life Ambitions supports Age UK’s Crisis in Care Campaign

Later Life Ambitions supports Age UK’s Crisis in Care Campaign

20 August 2018

Later Life Ambitions supports Age UK’s ‘Penny the Piggy Bank’ campaign to draw attention to the crisis in adult social care.  The campaign aims to highlight the savings that could be made by properly funding social care. Read more

Improving access to GP services a key issue for older people

Improving access to GP services a key issue for older people

24 July 2018

In a survey of nearly 900 older people carried out by Later Life Ambitions, over 72% have rated their overall experience of the NHS positively. Read more

Later Life Ambitions recommendations included in key new report on funding for social care

Later Life Ambitions recommendations included in key new report on funding for social care

10 July 2018

The Health and Social Care and the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committees have published their joint report into the long-term funding of adult social care.  

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Later Life Ambitions responds to the Intergenerational Commission’s report: A New Generational Contract

Later Life Ambitions responds to the Intergenerational Commission’s report: A New Generational Contract

18 May 2018

The intergenerational contract is an important feature of a well-functioning society. In practice, it means that the experience of each generation should be fair, whether it be access to care, career opportunities, benefits, pensions or a place to call home. Read more

Provision of adult social care key issue for our members voting in local elections today

Provision of adult social care key issue for our members voting in local elections today

3 May 2018

In a survey of over 1,500 older people carried out by Later Life Ambitions, 81% said they have noticed a significant decline in the quality of their council run services in recent years. Read more

Communities and Local Government Committee cites Later Life Ambitions evidence and recommends a new national strategy for older people’s housing

Communities and Local Government Committee cites Later Life Ambitions evidence and recommends a new national strategy for older people’s housing

15 February 2018

The influential Communities and Local Government Select Committee has published a report on their inquiry into housing and older people. This follows a consultation process earlier in the year which LLA submitted two sets of evidence to. Read more

Later Life Ambitions comments on the Competition and Markets Authority Care homes market study

Later Life Ambitions comments on the Competition and Markets Authority Care homes market study

14 December 2017

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published a report on their review into whether the residential care homes sector is working for older people and their families. This follows a consultation process earlier in the year which LLA responded to.   Read more

Later Life Ambitions comments on the Government’s Industrial Strategy

Later Life Ambitions comments on the Government’s Industrial Strategy

6 December 2017

Amongst some of the measures announced, the Industrial Strategy will:

  • Support new products and services for the growing global population of older people
  • Support sectors to adapt to a changing and ageing workforce
  • Support care providers to adapt business models to changing demands and encourage new models of care to develop

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