Disability and social care, Reading
Reading has increased the cost of local disability services across the board, including a 3 per cent increase in using home care services and a 3 per cent increase for community meals. The council has also increased short breaks and respite care costs by a minimum of 2.3%. Finally, the council has raised it eligibility criteria for care and support from the lower level of ‘moderate’ to the higher levels of ‘substantial’ and ‘critical’ needs.
- Source: disability-cuts-map.demos.co.uk/
- Posted by: False Economy at 12:30pm on 8 November 2011
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