Deficit in funding for homecare services ‘exposed’, research reveals

Jane Townson, Homecare Association chief executive

Inadequate funding for homecare is leading to poor pay for its workforce and substandard practices in commissioning and purchasing of services by public bodies. Research by the Homecare Association using freedom of information legislation to 340 public organisations that purchase services across the UK found since 2020, the number of hours bought rose 11% in…

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