NAO survey highlights council Care Act concerns

By Dan Peters | 07 August 2015

Local authorities are being put under increased financial risk by Whitehall uncertainty over how much the Care Act will increase demand, a National Audit Office (NAO) report has warned.

The NAO said the Department of Health might not be able to present a ‘true picture of demand’ by using monitoring data from the first quarter of this financial year in preparing its spending review submission.

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