Wide support for CSCI report on social care

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

Some rarer voices have joined the usual chorus in response to the Commission for Social Care Inspection’s (CSCI) annual report on the State of Social Care. The report, which focuses strongly on local authorities raising eligibility criteria to prevent budget overspends, has draw a massive reaction from dozens of organisations concerned with the welfare of elderly people. While the report says little or nothing that has not been repeatedly stated by these bodies for some years, many of these charities, provider associations and others, say they hope the Government will take notice of the regulator in matters where it hasn’t take any notice of them. “This report exposes the reality for older people needing care and support in Britain today,” says Counsel and Care in response to the report. “Older people and their families and carers are struggling day in day out to live independently in their own home or to pay the high cost of care home fees. The Government must address the care gap in its forthcomin

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