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Community care: a couple of bits of info

Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2008 4:59 pm
by Clare Carers UK
Hi there - thought people might be interested in a couple of things

1. Caring choices - carers took part in events over the last 6 months organised by a coalition of organisations including Carers UK looking into the tough questions for caring in the future - how will the system be funded and who will pay

More than 700 people took part and over 90% backed universal state funding for social services
Carers UK press release summarises the findings ... 1199712095

Full report can be downloaded -

2. A website containing reviews of care homes from carers and service users has just been launched][/url]

Hope these are useful