Demand for social care advice outstripping resources

Kari Gerstheimer

The number of social care needs assessment enquiries rose by 229% in 2021/22 compared to before the pandemic, with the increase in demand for advice outstripping available resources, a State of the Nation report has revealed. Data showed needs assessments rose to 8,684 last year from 2,641 in 2019/20. Members of Access Social Care provided…

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