Carers and vulnerable adults to be hit in latest round of Kirklees cuts
Vulnerable adults and their carers are to be hit in the latest round of Kirklees cuts.
Kirklees Council is planning to charge users of its adult social care services extra in a bid to balance its books.
The plan, which would affect 30% of users (approximately 2,000 adults), is expected to earn the council between £230,000 and £290,000 a year.
Affected services include respite stays, which enable carers to have a well deserved night off from their duties, and budget managers for people who can’t manage their money.
There will be charges for arranging social care packages and deferred... read more
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