Rationing of services: ADASS president says the demographic timebomb has detonated


Posted on January 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Directors of social services have called for a “deep and thoroughgoing” review of the methodology which bases councils’ decisions on the levels of care vulnerable people receive on levels of need ranging from “low” to “critical”.

Coming in the wake of Disability Alliance/CSCI figures showing a rise in the threshold levels most authorities are applying, Anne Williams, president of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) said a below inflation level (1%) increase in central government funds to a





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