Health and Social Care

By Laura Sharman | September 20, 2018

Councils call for £150m to fund carers’ assessments

Councils call for £150m to fund carers’ assessments

A fifth of carers in England have not received an assessment in the past year, with nearly three-quarters suffering from mental ill health, council leaders have warned today.

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