to pay for elderly care
Research by the Local Government Association has found that 143 out of 152 councils in England have approved or are considering plans to introduce the “social care precept” from April.
However, the association does not believe that the hike in council taxes will bring in enough money to alleviate the growing pressure on the elderly care sector.
There is an acute need for actions and for further innovation or if needed regulation, to balance the scorecard for all areas. One thing that cannot happen is the burden moving to care sector indviduals, such as the employees or the residents.
Read more in The Care Home Professional.