According to an audit by the Association of Directors of Social Services – at least two thirds of councils, and thousands of elderly residents, have experienced recent home care closures.
“Council chiefs said the sector was becoming “increasingly fragile,” with cuts to social care in recent years fuelling pressures on the NHS, and adding to the burden on families.”
“This latest evidence, from every council in England, lays bare once again the need for, as the Prime Minister put it herself, a proper plan to pay for and provide social care.”
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