Quarter of a million older people set to lose care
November 3, 2010
Figures published by Age UK show that a 7% real terms cut to older people’s social care funding next year would mean that 250,000 older people would lose access to care funded by councils.
Of this group, 100,000 would have to go without care as they would not be able to fund it privately, the figures produced by the Personal Social Services Research Unit found.
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