Elderly and disabled people driven to self-harm

Elderly and disabled people

A survey of Social Workers by Community Care Magazine, supported by the Care and Support Alliance, reveals the impact of reductions in social care funding, amid 'drastic decline' in social care funding under Tories.

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Elderly and disabled people driven to self-harm amid ‘drastic decline’ in social care funding under Tories | The Independent

Elderly and disabled people are being driven to self-inflicted harm due to reductions in the care they receive caused by cuts to the social care sector, research has found.  A survey reveals that social workers are having to “constantly battle” to provide adequate levels of support to vulnerable people in the community.

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