Long-term care spending reaches £14bn

Long-term care spending climbed by £369m to reach £14bn in 2017/18, according to a financial report published by NHS Digital. Overall, the number of people receiving long-term care has decreased each year since 2015/16, mainly driven by a reduction in the number of over 65s receiving such care, the report said. Local authorities’ gross spending…

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