Councils face rise in demand for short-term care

By Ann McGauran | 26 March 2021

Councils have faced a 7% rise in demand for short-term support in the last four years and are dealing with an increase in new care requests from younger people, says a new report.

The latest adult social care statistics in England report from NHS Digital (NHSD) also show the number of older adults getting long-term state-supported care has decreased, with expenditure continuing to rise.

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