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Vulnerable denied care as budgets cut, says Age UK

At least 800,000 elderly people in England are not receiving enough support to carry out simple day-to-day tasks like getting out of bed, according to Age UK.

It blamed the squeeze on funding, which had forced councils to reduce budgets by 15% in real terms over the past three years to £6.6bn.

Michael Buchanan reports.

  • 06 Mar 2014
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