Community Care

Mithran Samuel

Dols

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Public Sector Executive

LGA calls for council tax reduction scheme for unpaid carers

Local authority leaders have called the government to set up a council tax discount scheme for unpaid carers.

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Local Government Executive August 10

Andy Jowett

Adult social care "under stress and strain"

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Daily Mirror

Jason Beattie

Andrea Sutcliffe, the chief inspector of Adult Social Care,

...have been cut by £4.6 billion, according to the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services. Meanwhile a Freedom of Information request...

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The Independent

Harry Davies

Adult social care under 'strain' with carers demoralised by low pay, says care commissioner

"...homes identified a professional carer as the abuser. According to the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services, the adult social-care..."

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Daily Telegraph

Javier Espinoza Education Editor

Social Care is under 'stress and strain'

The chief inspector of adult social care has warned the sector is under "stress and strain"

...budgets have been cut by £4.6 billion, according to the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services . A freedom of information request by the...

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Press Association

Care Appoiontments

Sutcliffe warns over care quality as 150 abuse cases reported every day

"...budgets have been cut by £4.6 billion, according to the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS). A freedom of information request... "

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BBC News

August 9

Harold Bodmer

Interviewed live on the Andrea Sutcliffe story

BBC Online

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The Observer

Sunday August 9

Extensive quotations from ADASS documents

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ITV.com

Sunday August 9

Social care is under "stress and strain"

"...adult social care budgets have been cut by £4.6 billion according to the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services. Department of Health. "

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Mail On Sunday

Sunday August 9

The chief inspector of adult social care has warned the sector is under "stress and strain"

"...budgets have been cut by £4.6 billion, according to the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS). A freedom of information request... "

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Guardian/Observer

Commentary

Frank Ursell

"As the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (Adass) has revealed, councils are apparently being forced to make an additional £32m of "efficiency savings" in this financial year"

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The Wells Journal

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