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The Coalition's Record on Adult Social Care: Policy, Spending and Outcomes 2010-2015

Tania Burchardt,  Polina Obolenskaya,  Polly Vizard,  January 2015
Paper No' SPCCWP17: Full paper (pdf) | Summary (pdf)


Approaching 1.3 million older people and younger disabled and mentally ill adults use social care services in England, and 3.2 million are cared for informally, by their families and friends. How did the Coalition respond to long-term pressures that are putting care services and carers under growing stress?