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Social care cuts take English service to tipping point, regulator warns

Care Quality Commission says level of cuts to service is affecting A&E units, causing bedblocking and failing elderly at-home patients A&E units are struggling to cope because social care services that help elderly people have been cut so much that they are reaching a “tipping point”, England’s care regulator is to warn. Related: English care home closures are leaving vulnerable people at risk, says watchdog Continue reading.
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