Social Services: Older People

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 23rd April 2021.

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Photo of Rosie Cooper Rosie Cooper Labour, West Lancashire

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to widen the range of social care options for older people to allow that new models, including housing-with-care, to play a bigger role in complementing care homes, homecare and other existing options.

Photo of Rosie Cooper Rosie Cooper Labour, West Lancashire

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what plans he has to set up a cross-government task force alongside the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government to examine how housing-based social care options can be expanded to provide more choice to older people.

Photo of Helen Whately Helen Whately Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

The Department of Health and Social Care, the Ministry of Housing, Communities and local government are committed to further improving the diversity of housing options available to older people, including housing-with-care and are engaging closely with both the sector and a range of other stakeholders on this issue.

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