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What is happening to day centre services? Voices from frontline staff

 

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What is happening to day centre services? Voices from frontline staff

A survey of social care workers in more than 100 areas of England, Wales and Scotland reveals that 57% have seen day centres close down.

Services for elderly people were hardest hit, followed by those for people with learning and physical disabilities. While it is not a representative survey, it provides an account of the changes which are taking place in some day centre services, and highlights the issues which other areas may face as personalisation and funding cuts reshape social care provision.