Age UK has published a new article entitled '7 reasons we need the Green Paper'. In this piece they argue that since the government announced the green paper £476,939,017 has wasted by the NHS.
Alongside this they provide 6 more compelling reasons why the government needs to publish its Social Care Green Paper as soon as possible.
There are 1.4 million older people in the UK struggling without the help they need. And with the NHS losing £500 a minute due as unsatisfactory levels of home care result in an overreliance on hospital care, this situation is quickly reaching breaking point.
Housing LIN will be providing full coverage of the Social Care Green Paper as soon as it is published.