4.3m elderly people ‘at risk of not being cared for’, says report

Millions of frail elderly people are at risk at going without the support they need as local authorities struggle to meet rising demand for social care, a report has warned.
Research by a charity found that more than 4.3m people aged over 75 in the UK are at risk of not being properly cared for because of where they live.
The worsening state of social care provision could affect hundreds of thousands of people in Yorkshire and Humber, where just eight per cent of local authorities said they had enough social care to meet demand.
The regional figure is way below the national average as wide... read more

 
13 December 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 49
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