What should we do about social care, and why?

Part of the Perspectives on Social Policy in Oxford Hilary 2018 seminar series.

Ageing of the population is widespread.  One consequence is a greater demand for care of older people, but how should this be provided and paid for? Is there a strong case for social insurance, and if so, what form might this take? Who should pay, and how, and what is the right balance between private and public sector involvement?