Care sector woes leave frail at risk, regulator leak shows

Care sector woes leave frail at risk, regulator leak shows
 

The whole care market for older and disabled people in England could be at risk, the official regulator says.
Evidence gathered by the Care Quality Commission, and seen by the BBC, shows the regulator is worried over the "pace" of care home closures.
Over the past six years, the number of homes has fallen by nearly 1,500 to 16,600.
The document also warns about the number of home care providers turning their back on council contracts.
The CQC refused to provide figures for this when asked by the BBC, although data compiled by the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services... read more

 
11 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 37
Source: BBC
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