Health and Social Care

By William Eichler | July 20, 2017

Half of older people suffer ‘unmet’ care needs, report finds

Half of older people suffer ‘unmet’ care needs, report finds

Over half of older people with care needs have unmet - and often hidden - needs, shocking report reveals.

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