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Care sector woes leave frail at risk, regulator says

The whole care market for older and disabled people in England could be at risk, the official regulator says.

Evidence gathered by the Care Quality Commission, and seen by the BBC, shows the regulator is worried over the “pace” of care home closures.

Over the past six years, the number of homes has fallen by nearly 1,500 to 16,600.

The document also warns about the number of home care providers turning their back on council contracts.

 

To read the full article on the BBC website please click here

11th October 2016

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