Councils accused of ‘abandoning old people’

Professor Martin Green says ageism is alive and kicking
Professor Martin Green, chief executive, Care England

Councils have been accused of abandoning old people by failing to properly fund care home places. Analysis by Care England found that many local authorities made no increases in what they pay care homes in the last year, with providers having to turn away council placements, increasing the pressure on the NHS. One in five…

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