Charities slam cut in spending on services

February 2009
Community Care;2/19/2009, Issue 1758, p8
The article reports that according to a report by the Great Britain National Health Service (NHS) Information Centre showed that spending on personal social services for older people fell by 1.7% in 2007-8 when adjusted for inflation compared with the previous year. The figures revealed that spending on older people's services declined by 2.5% for home care, 2% for residential care placements and by 3.2% for nursing care placements.


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