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‘Care on the cheap’ risks failing both carers & clients
Cllr Izzi Seccombe, Chairman of the Local Government Association's Community Wellbeing Board has responded to a UK Home Care Association report into pay for care workers.
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LGA responds to UK Home Care Association report into pay for care workers

The Homecare Deficit: Funding of Older People's Homecare

No excuse now for sub-standard care due to ignorance of standards

LAs must take care to act as legally required

Telegraph reveals more than 500,000 home care visits last less than five minutes

Hospitals are too expensive for anything but specialist ‘non-mobile’ treatment

The NHS is not the only ‘care service’ with a funding ‘Black Hole’

Care crisis will require councils to divert £1bn from other services

NAO:  Emergency admissions to hospital: managing the demand

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