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Audit Commission Indicates Potential £300m Social Care Assessments Savings (BBC News / Audit Commission)

Summary English councils performed approximately 1.8m assessments of people’s needs and reviews of their care during 2010/11, at a cost of about £2.2bn; which is around 12% of gross spending on adult social care. Councils in England could save £312m annually on … Continue reading

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Carey Mulligan Supports Dementia Awareness-Raising Campaign (BBC News)

Summary A Yougov poll, commissioned by the Alzheimer’s Society, indicates that more than four out of 10 people know – or have known – someone with dementia. The survey also indicates strong concern about dementia across all ages, not least amongst the young. … Continue reading

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