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July 2019

July 30, 2019

The Telegraph reports that families have been forced to pay for care after being misled about what costs should be covered by social services. Whistleblowers within the care sector have told the newspaper that councils are ” sailing as close to the law as they can” by offering elderly and vulnerable people less care than they need or asking them to pay for their own equipment. Social care provision in England is means tested with those with more than £23,500 in their savings having to contribute.

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