The interface between informal and formal care of older people now and over the next 20 years. Paper presented at Health Trends Review. Proceedings of a Conference chaired by Professor Sir Michael Peckham, School of Public Policy, university College London and Dr Melanie Lee, Director of Research and Development, Celltech Group plc, Barbican Centre, London, 18-19 October 2001

Linda Pickard, Raphael Wittenberg, Adelina Comas-Herrera, Bleddyn Davies, Robin Darton (2001)

in HM Treasury, London


This paper is concerned with the effect of changes in informal care on demand for health and social care by older people, now and over the next twenty years. The paper begins by exploring the current relationship between informal and formal care and id