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Council-run care 'unsustainable', survey finds

Financial pressures and growing demands are making social care services for the elderly and adults with disabilities "unsustainable", social services chiefs have warned.

A survey of 144 social care departments in England found savings of more than a quarter had been made since 2010, but the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services fears that in the future fewer people will get the help they require.

Alison Holt reports.

  • 02 Jul 2014
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