Commission on Residential Care (Community Care / Demos)


The think-tank Demos, which launched the Commission on Residential Care, has published the commission’s terms of reference and has invited practitioners, relatives, residents and other stakeholders to offer their opinions / feedback.

“Ex-care minister Paul Burstow launched [in late July 2013] a commission to rehabilitate the standing of residential care and make it a positive choice for older people with high support needs. Burstow will chair the year-long Commission on Residential Care, established by think-tank Demos, to examine how care homes can become a more valued part of the spectrum of care. The commission’s starting point is that an additional 239,000 people aged over 85 will require round-the-clock care, meaning there will need to be a future for residential care”.

Read more: Ex-minister Burstow launches commission to rehabilitate residential care. Community Care.


Ex-minister Burstow launches commission to rehabilitate residential care. [Online]: Community Care, July 22nd 2013.

Full Text Link


The Commission on Residential Care: call for evidence. London: Demos, August 2012.

[A brief reference to this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 9, August 2013].

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