HEALTH MJ: IPPR calls for care home funding

By Paul Dinsdale | 07 October 2019

A think-tank has called for state provision and the building of more care homes to tackle the continuing crisis in the social care sector.

A report by the IPPR said the private sector now provides 84% of beds for people needing residential social care, an increase from 82% in 2015. A further 13% are provided by the voluntary sector and only 3% by local authorities and other public sector bodies, based on data collected by Future Care Capital (FCC).

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