Saga fears ‘damp squib’ response from Government


Posted on June 1st, by editor in CT Extra. No Comments

In its response to a recent letter in the Daily Telegraph from a number of care organisations warning about government inaction on social care, homecare provider Saga says delays in social care reform are provoking a critical condition affecting both the care system and the NHS.

In its response to a recent letter in the Daily Telegraph from a number of care organisations warning about government inaction on social care, homecare provider Saga says delays in social care reform are provoking a critical condition affecting both the care system and the NHS.

 

Saga’s head of communications Paul Green said that, while the Government says it is an ‘urgent priority’, it seems to have redefined both words.

 


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