She also set out plans to transfer a greater share of the cost of caring for elderly people from taxpayers to those who can afford to pay for their own care, including property owners who are the basis of support for her party, and to restrict a now universal winter fuel payment for older people.
"I don't know quite the point you're trying to make here".
Ministers said the upper limit would be set only after a consultation, starting with a green paper on care issues this summer.
"So let me reiterate".
"I am determined that we ensure that Theresa May drops the so-called "dementia tax" and implement a cap on the cost of care". Labour's manifesto also wants to re-nationalise the railways, and develop a "Crossrail for the North" between Manchester and Newcastle.
The manifesto guaranteed that no-one would see their total assets depleted below £100,000 as a result of care costs, and said that payments for home care could be deferred until after death in order to prevent people having to sell their properties during their lifetimes.
What looked like a landslide victory for British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives has turned into a single-digit lead with less than three weeks to go before the general election. It is obviously a pivotal level and people need to be sure before they start building in their positions.
Jeremy Corbyn campaigning in South Yorkshire. He can promise a nonsensical, fantasy policy that can only be funded through massive tax rises on younger generations.
But the increase in support for Corbyn's party is most prominent in Wales.
"This manifesto provides a better way".
In a TV interview, a defiant Mrs May defended her u-turn by declaring: "What I've done today is I've seen the scaremongering, frankly, that we've seen over the weekend".
Mrs May faces a grilling from the BBC's Andrew Neil tonight as part of the coverage in a campaign that will pass by without the Prime Minister facing other party leaders directly in a debate.
More than 90,000 young voters registered to vote in next month's United Kingdom election in just one day, in what could be a boost for the opposition Labour Party, the Independent reported Monday.
The Prime Minister faced claims of "panic in the face of opposition" in a more combative press conference than she has faced thus far during the election campaign.
Turnout among 18 to 24-year-olds at the 2015 General Election was estimated to be just 43%, compared with 77% of 55 to 64-year-olds and 78% of people aged 65 and over.
"But if Jeremy Corbyn is in charge of our Brexit negotiations, all of this will be under threat".
"I am more interested in getting the best deal for Northern Ireland and the United Kingdom as a whole than I am in some doctrine or dogma".