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Social care in the community - the fight for independent living

As the Care Bill returns to the Commons next week, the hospital closure clause isn't the only problem with it. The Care Bill will make access to properly funded social care harder rather than easier for many - even as the government tries to strip away other lifelines.

Kate Belgrave
12 December 2013

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