Debate Over Eligibility Criteria for Social Care (BBC News)

Summary

Campaigners have warned that thousands of people might find themselves locked-out of England’s care system as a result of draft government guidelines.

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Care changes may mean thousands lose out, say charities. London: BBC Health News, June 6th 2014.

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1 Response to Debate Over Eligibility Criteria for Social Care (BBC News)

  1. Pauline Hardinges says:

    My mother in the early stages of dementia could still wash and dress herself, but in no way manage to cope living on her own. She would have been completely struggled to make a meal or done her washing organized herself on a daily basis or even make her bed. Things that are taken for granted by most people. She still needed basic support to manage her daily activities. I would have thought prevention is better than waiting for a crisis.

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