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Older people should receive dignified care from social care services and the NHS whether they are at home, in hospital or a care home. But a crisis in social care and growing pressure on NHS services are leaving people without vital support.
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Pat helps look after her mum Carmel, 85: 'If she didn’t have her family to help her, where would she be? She hasn’t even had a proper assessment and we have found we have a bill for £800 when we thought at least part of her care would have been funded by the council.'
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Dignity in older age and a later life worth living
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