TITLE

LGA spotlights £ care funding gap

AUTHOR(S)
Gainsbury, Sally
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Public Finance;7/7/2006, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that older people are deprived of the care they deserve because of the worsening 600 million sterling pound shortfall between what councils have available to fund medical services and the minimum they need to spend according to the Local Government Association. The organization has campaigned to secure social funding for social care in Comprehensive Spending Review.
ACCESSION #
21646742

 

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