1. “Impossible” respite care
Government guidance is making emergency respite care impossible, according to Revitalise. Pressures on unpaid carers, nursing and caring for a seriously ill or disabled loved one, 24 hours a day, have become intolerable.
The Coronavirus Act has allowed Local Authorities to cut their duty of care responsibilities towards disabled and elderly people. As a result, desperate families have been stripped of valuable home and community support at a time when they need it most.
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