Fully Booked!

Please note that our North West Regional Seminar which will be held at Lancashire County Council on the 07/10/19 is now fully booked up.
If you have not booked a place and would like to add yourself to the reserve list for the event please contact events@sparse.gov.uk

Elderly care ‘on brink of collapse’

A new survey by the charity Independent Age has revealed that chronic under-funding of social care means that older people are ‘increasingly let down’ by the system.

During a survey of 2,000 English adults, 74% support free personal care for those who need it, to help with getting dressed, cooking or shopping. 69% of respondents then said they would be willing to pay more tax to cover the increased personal cost charges.

Full Article:

→ MIRROR - Older people should get free 'personal care' such as help to cook, clean and shop - and Brits want to pay more tax for it

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