Recession fuels perfect storm for care services

December 2009
Community Care;12/3/2009, Issue 1798, p18
The article focuses on the impact of the 2008-2009 recession on social casre service in Great Britain. According to a report, adults' services are feeling the full force of rising unemployment, with 80% of directors reporting rising demand for welfare advice services and 56% seeing a fall in employment opportunities for disabled people. It is stated that the London Councils order of 2% reduction in fees charged by some children's services providers will effect smaller organisations.


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