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Care sector facing its worst ever staffing crisis, survey for ITV News finds

[02/09/2021 | No comment]

Even before the pandemic there were over 100,000 vacancies in social care, and Covid-19 has made the situation even worse.

Unless ministers grip this problem, thousands of elderly and disabled people will be forced to go without the basic help they need to do things like get up, washed, dressed and fed.

When the prime minister finally brings forward his plans for social care reform, he must deliver a long-term plan for the care workforce, that gives them the pay, training and recognition they deserve.

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