Charity calls for £8bn to stabilise social care services

Realities of trying to meet costs highlighted in Age UK report
Caroline Abrahams, Age UK charity director

The next government must invest £8bn over the next 24 months to stabilise exiting social care services, a charity has warned. Age UK said emergency injections of public money to avert a collapse of the system could not continue, and a longer-term plan was needed. In an election manifesto, the charity said 1.5 million older…

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