Cost of providing people in need with free personal care will be double that estimated by the government, warn social services chiefs
Government plans to provide free home care in England were cast into doubt today after social services chiefs warned the cost would be at least £500m a year more than ministers estimate.
A poll of 61 social services directors suggests that providing frail older people and those with disabilities with free help at home, eating, washing and dressing, costs £200 per person per week – double the government’s estimate. Read More…
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