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"The NHS might be funded. There are parts of it where you pay bit, but the majority is funded. Social Care is not. Some of it, a very small portion is funded. But most people when they're going to care homes, they fund themselves. My mother pays £4,300 per month for her care. Every single penny she pays herself. She gets nothing else. Now, if she had motor neurone disease, if she had cancer, if she had numerous other things, she would get support via the NHS. But she doesn't."