IPPR finds 84% of care home beds in England owned by private firms

24 September 2019

Research by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) thinktank in partnership with Future Care Capital has found more than eight out of 10 care home beds are provided by profit-driven companies, including more than 50,000 by large operators owned by private equity firms.

IPPR says free social care for over-65s would save NHS billions

4 June 2019

A report by the think tank, the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), has said free social care for over-65s in England would save NHS £4.5 billion each year as well halve the number of people facing “catastrophic” social care costs.