The report which was published in November 2009:
- presents the results of a scoping study exploring the current role of long-term care and sets out the policy context;
- summarises key messages from older people with high support needs and presents their vision for a good life;
- highlights the need for radical change in long-term care policy and services to achieve this vision;
- recommends a multifaceted change programme to enable this vision to be achieved for individuals and their families; for local populations; and at a national policy and societal level.