Cumbria's unpaid carers at 'breaking point' - claim

Cumbria's unpaid carers at 'breaking point' - claim
 

Desperate carers across Cumbria will be left picking up the pieces if a controversial overhaul of local health services is allowed to go ahead, local support agencies claim.
Carlisle Carers say they are already seeing local people “at the end of their tether” because community services are so thin on the ground.
Now bosses want to close community and acute hospital beds and instead provide cheaper care in people’s own homes.
Dawn Kenyon, from Carers Support Cumbria, fears the unpaid carers will soon be left under even more pressure, warning that the additional stress could lead to... read more

 
17 October 2016 in Regional North West , Views: 31
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