Fewer older people receiving long-term care despite spending increases

Local authority spending on adult social care has risen by £807m to £18.7bn, representing a 4.5% increase in cash terms. The rise, which represents 2.6% growth in real terms, covers the year to 31 March 2019. Information submitted by 152 councils with adult social services responsibilities in England showed the area of care that saw…

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