Select Committee on the Funding of Nursing and Residential Care Members
Mr C R Robertshaw MHK
Mr P Karran MHK
Mr J P Watterson MHK
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Mr Jonathan King
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Isle of Man
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That Tynwald views with concern the provision for care for the elderly in the future, in the light of the expected demographic changes in the Island's population; and that a Select Committee of three members be appointed, with powers to take written and oral evidence pursuant to sections 3 and 4 of the Tynwald Proceedings Act 1876, to investigate the feasibility of introducing a dedicated compulsory contribution scheme for those under a certain age, in order to build a fund to provide for the future costs of their long term care in nursing homes and other residential accommodation whether by reason of age or other incapacity; and to report by July 2016.