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rb_jun18_-the_struggle_to_get_care_at_home.pdf
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DateJune 7, 2018
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AuthorPursch B and Isden R
Age UK report that finds families it seems, getting access to decent quality, reliable home care, and maintaining it, is a real battle. Key issues are:

  • Long waits to get an assessment

  • Services that are disjointed or simply unresponsive

  • Social services refusing to get involved

  • Fundamental lack of capacity in the system

  • Poor quality services and support

  • Support and services being cut back

  • Help for families providing care being withdrawn