Adult social care demand reaches unprecedented high

By Martin Ford | 13 March 2024

Demand for adult social care services has reached an unprecedented high.

The King’s Fund’s annual social care report published today found adult care requests hit a record high of two million while costs for councils have outstripped inflation, with average weekly fees rising from £670 in 2015-16 to £840 in 2022-23.

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