This book makes the case for 'ordinary' people to get the health and social care which the state has promised them for over 60 years but which has not been delivered. What is the case for choice? How can choice be made real for the individual? What impact can genuine, individually financially-empowered choice have on effective funding, purchasing, delivery, and outcomes? How can a genuine market grow and thrive? How can the quest for choice include the large numbers of NHS and social care staff on whom success depends? The book urges individual financial empowerment, through a life-long health savings account for all NHS and social services.Youth unemployment early in 2008 was also rising.14 One result is that in 2008 more than 2.2 million British children a one in five ... in workless households a in part itself due to the consequences of the a#39;benefits culturea#39; and its negative incentives. ... Even taking into account the regular buildera#39;s dodge of closing up on Friday and re-opening anew on Monday, these are ... The bottom third, which includes skilled manual workers, saw their incomes fall between 2004a05 and 2006a07.
|Title||:||Who Decides who Decides?|
|Publisher||:||Radcliffe Publishing - 2008-01-01|