Struggling councils failing people with dementia, study reports

Imelda Redmond, national director, Healthwatch England

Overstretched councils are struggling to meet legal duties in social care services for people with dementia, Freedom of Information data has revealed. Healthwatch England asked 152 councils across England with social care responsibilities about reviews and reassessments for people with dementia. Of the 97 authorities that provided information, it was found that only 45% of…

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