Elderly failed by 'shameful' care system

Elderly failed by 'shameful' care system
 

The way older people are being cared for in England is "shameful" and "scandalous", charities say.
Age UK and the Alzheimer's Society criticised both the quality of care and the way it was rationed as they published fresh evidence on the state of the care sector.
It includes figures that suggest the number of older people not getting help has risen by nearly 50% since 2010.
But ministers insisted plans were in place to support the market.
Care is funded by either councils or individuals themselves - although growing numbers are also relying on family and friends to... read more

 
17 November 2016 in Regional, Views: 54
Source: BBC
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