Notes to editors
Recent analysis conducted by The King’s Fund shows there has been a 2 percent rise in new requests for adult social care since 2015/16, reaching 1.84 million requests in 2017/18. However, nearly 13,000 fewer people are receiving support.
For more information or to request an interview with Simon Bottery please contact The King’s Fund press office on 0207 307 2585/2583 (07584 146 035 if calling out of hours).
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