Adult care demand set to soar

December 2008
Community Care;12/4/2008, Issue 1750, p6
The article reports on the Learning Disability Coalition's research which indicates the anticipated increase in the number of people with learning disabilities needing adult social care in Great Britain. Lancaster University researchers in England formerly estimated that numbers will increase by 1.1 percent a year on average from 2001-2011. Chief executive Mark Goldring of coalition member, Mencap said without enough funding, social care crisis will hit harder people with learning disabilities.


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