The QT

Friday 14 June 2024
14/06/2024

Who’s looking after our loved ones?

England’s homecare system is in crisis with users and carers routinely let down. In the latest of our series Do We Care? Jane Hall speaks to one woman about her experience of looking after her father — and asks what she thinks needs to change
  • Disjointed system leaves families facing financial difficulties
  • An estimated 1.5 million people in England are providing care to loved ones, contributing the equivalent of more than four million jobs in the sector
  • Many families are forced to sell homes and exhaust savings as promised reforms stall

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