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Social care system 'beginning to collapse' as 900 carers quit every day

 

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Social care system 'beginning to collapse' as 900 carers quit every day

More than 900 adult social care workers a day quit their job in England last year, new figures reveal.

Care providers warn that growing staff shortages mean vulnerable people are receiving poorer levels of care.

In a letter to the prime minister, the chairman of the UK Homecare Association says the adult social care system has begun to collapse. The government says an extra £2bn is being invested in social care