More Questions About the Sustainability of Elderly Home Care / Social Care (BBC News / Age UK / Unison)

Summary

An Age UK review indicates that cuts to social care in England mean that hundreds of thousands of vulnerable older people may be left to struggle routinely with inadequate home-based help and care.

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Reference

Triggle, N. (2017). Frail, elderly people ‘left to struggle alone’. London: BBC Health News, February 16th 2017.

Adult Social Care More Generally

Meanwhile, research from the Local Government Information Unit shows that adult social care is the biggest immediate priority / pressure-point for more than half of all councils.

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Reference

Adult social care is the biggest pressure on councils. London [Online]: Unison / Local Government Information Unit, February 10th 2017.

Further background information from the BBC:

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Reference

Reality Check: Who gets social care and who pays for it? London: BBC Health News, February 8th 2017.

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