Unmet needs in social care among older people

Ipsos MORI and partners including AgeUK, NatCen Social Research and Independent Age has published Unmet Need For Care.

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This report highlights the experiences of unmet need for care among older people living in their own homes.  The research for this report used secondary analysis of survey data from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA) and Health Survey for England (HSE) using data from 2011 – 13.

The report is set against a background of an increasingly ageing population and cuts to budgets placing pressure on services. At the same time, the Care Act 2014 has introduced a national eligibility framework and an emphasis on prevention and on well-being


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