Developing improved survey questions on older people's receipt of, and payment for, formal and informal care

  title={Developing improved survey questions on older people's receipt of, and payment for, formal and informal care},
  author={Derek R King and Meera Balarajan and Marianne Blake and Robin Darton and Max Gray and Ruth Hancock and Catherine Henderson and Aled Jones and Robi Legard and Juliette Malley and Adam Martin and Marcello Morciano and Miranda Mugford and Linda Pickard and Ian Shemilt and T Peter Snell and Raphael Wittenberg},
Robust data are needed on the characteristics of people providing and receiving informal care and on people receiving formal care and support, including details of their financial circumstances and contributions to care costs. Information currently collected in surveys does not clearly identify who arranges services (e.g. whether private care is arranged with or without the involvement of a local authority or council), which care recipients pay for services and which services they pay for… CONTINUE READING

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