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Increase to charges for Social Care
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reject the proposals to increase charges for social care for severely disabled people who are being supported to live in their own homes, either alone or with family, as we believe that such increases will impact negatively upon:

  • the quality of their lives and consequently on their health and well-being,

  • the health and well-being of their family carers leading to potential carer breakdown,

  • the sustainability of their home  placement resulting in higher costs across the health and social care system.

We note the additional monies provided by Government and raised through the social care precept but we recognise the ongoing pressure on social care budgets and welcome the announcement that a Green Paper will be published this summer 2018.  However, we consider that these proposals if enacted would cause hardship and stress to the most severely disabled people in our community and their families.  We therefore call upon the County Council to reject them.

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Friday, 5 January 2018
Tuesday, 20 February 2018
Carers in Hertfordshire
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John de Marris
Nick Abbott
Jeannette Abrams
Brume Agbaire
paula Ager
Jason Ahluwalia
Shahin Ahmed
Sue Ahrens
Lucille Aiton
Catherine Akanbi
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