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Care system is broken and Green Paper 'cannot arrive soon enough'Care system is broken and Green Paper 'cannot arrive soon enough'

Analysis by commissioned by Age UK suggests that about 30% of postcodes in England have no residential care beds, and 60%, no nursing home places, leading to 'care deserts'. Researchers said it is harder to quantify access to help at home, but this is undoubtedly a problem, with the number of hours of care falling.

With council spending having decreased by 9% per person in real terms since 2010, and an increased reliance on self-funders, the care system is broken and the Green Paper cannot come soon enough. More from: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-48228623


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