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Lack of social care strategy left system weakened when Covid struck

The latest report from the National Audit Office shows how the Government’s years of failure to get a grip on the social care crisis has left thousands without the help they need. This highlights what we have known for a long while – that long-term reform for social care is needed as an urgent priority. 

The Prime Minister promised to fix the crisis in social care on the steps of Downing Street in July 2019, but eighteen months later this plan is still nowhere to be seen. The Government must bring forward their plans for reforming social care, and ensure that these vital services get the support and resources they so desperately need.

Read more in The Guardian and the Mirror.

The full report is available online.