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65,000 adults waiting at least six months for assessment as unmet needs mount, warns ADASS

Community Care

The figure, dating from the end of February, is six times that recorded in September last year, and comes with most directors reporting they have had to prioritise assessments for cases of suspected abuse or neglect, hospital discharge or reablement following a temporary residential care stay. ADASS May 2022 survey: key findings.

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‘Thrown to the wolves’: Covid care home ruling is bitter victory for relatives

The Guardian

Analysis: The high court found policy that sent untested people into homes was illegal and irrational Covid care home discharge policy was unlawful, says court This time of year brings bad memories for families of care home residents who died in Covid’s first wave when the virus swept, mostly unchecked, through nursing homes.