It is clear we have not got the balance between health care and social care right:
Futures Forum: The future of Sidmouth's hospital >>> "Until we can absolutely ensure that we have got social care right, we should not look at unnecessarily closing community beds that some people will have to use."
Futures Forum: The Homecare Deficit: "An admission that 'care in the community' is failing miserably – at a time when care in community hospitals is being slashed beyond the bone."
Futures Forum: The future of social care services >>> 'facing an existential crisis'
Andrew Grice looks at this in the Independent:
Taking money from the NHS isn't going to solve the crisis in social care | The Independent