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Social care revamp needed to make system fairer

Social care in England needs to be revamped

The number of people being excluded from social care in England will continue rising unless there is a major revamp of the system, experts warn.

The King's Fund think-tank pointed out rationing had already started with many councils only helping the most in need.

It said the best way to limit the problems was to create a partnership between the state and individuals where both contributed to the cost of care. A full report is on the BBC website