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Care homes’ perfect storm?

In five years’ time there could be no private care homes left in the UK, according to independent Think Tank ResPublica.

Time flies Louise Morse
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‘If nothing in the funding regime changes within five years, there will be a projected loss of 37,000 care beds as funding fails to meet demand. With the sector under immense financial strain, the likelihood is this time there will be no private provider of last resort.’