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The Cost of Care

File on 4 investigates why some recipients of home social care are facing higher costs for lower levels of care during the pandemic.

File on 4 investigates the new challenges of providing home care during the Covid-19 pandemic - with some recipients seeing their care costs increased while their hours are reduced.

Exploring reports of financial assessments being neglected, and allegations that people's basic needs are not being met, we ask if some of society’s most vulnerable are being made to shoulder the cost of local council funding gaps.

Producer: Michael Cowan
Reporter: Claire Bolderson
Editor: Maggie Latham

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37 minutes

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Sun 13 Jun 2021 17:00

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  • Tue 8 Jun 2021 20:00
  • Sun 13 Jun 2021 17:00

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