Disabled care home residents evicted in charity’s dispute with councils

Exclusive: Leonard Cheshire says it can no longer afford to subsidise care services inadequately funded by councils

Severely disabled care home residents are being evicted in a series of disputes between one of the UK’s best-known care charities and a number of local authorities that the charity has accused of refusing to meet the soaring costs of care.

In the latest sign of the UK’s deepening social care crisis, Leonard Cheshire said it had taken the drastic step of evicting vulnerable residents with complex disabilities because council funders had refused to meet fee increases that reflected the rising costs of wages, energy and food.

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@mckinlay_liz

RT @alexander_minh: Twelve highly vulnerable people facing eviction by Leonard Cheshire because of collapsing social care, due to UK Gov un…

Posted on: 2022-11-27 16:30

@JamesKe26637488

Disabled care home residents are being evicted because charities can't afford to subsidise them https://t.co/VD08RC09KG via @MidWalesMike

Posted on: 2022-11-27 16:13

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Posted on: 2022-11-27 15:50

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Disabled care home residents are being evicted because charities can't afford to subsidise them https://t.co/jrH3JDo39c via @MidWalesMike

Posted on: 2022-11-27 15:14

@JulieCuninghame

RT @therightarticle: Disabled care home residents are being evicted because charities can’t afford to subsidise them https://t.co/UMQVfMdrUK

Posted on: 2022-11-27 15:05

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Disabled care home residents are being evicted because charities can’t afford to subsidise them https://t.co/UMQVfMdrUK

Posted on: 2022-11-27 15:02

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RT @RoseUnwin: Care charities ‘forced to evict disabled residents’ https://t.co/rbIawa5cEY

Posted on: 2022-11-27 14:33

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RT @MidWalesMike: #Disabled #carehome residents are being #evicted because charities can't afford to subsidise them https://t.co/zo0B7GZ57J…

Posted on: 2022-11-27 14:20

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Posted on: 2022-11-27 14:19

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Disabled care home residents are being evicted because charities can't afford to subsidise them… https://t.co/DxoruJNSMS

Posted on: 2022-11-27 14:18

@MidWalesMike

Disabled care home residents are being evicted because charities can't afford to subsidise them… https://t.co/P8VoQhD8FO

Posted on: 2022-11-27 14:18

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RT @CaroleHarwood3: Disabled care home residents evicted in charity’s dispute with councils https://t.co/bcjlRFq8rX

Posted on: 2022-11-27 14:13

@JackMonaghan1

RT @TheDryhtscipe: A society that couldn't give a fuck about us. https://t.co/apnDQNFxzz

Posted on: 2022-11-27 12:53

@JLasota01

It’s a disgrace that the care system has been left to be managed through evictions. https://t.co/yesjXAro6z

Posted on: 2022-11-27 10:26

@littlebitsocial

RT @RoseUnwin: Care charities ‘forced to evict disabled residents’ https://t.co/rbIawa5cEY

Posted on: 2022-11-27 10:00

@FenellaBowden

RT @RichardKSense: More social care providers are handing back’ contracts not viable at current funding levels. Charities were subsidising…

Posted on: 2022-11-27 10:00

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RT @RichardKSense: More social care providers are handing back’ contracts not viable at current funding levels. Charities were subsidising…

Posted on: 2022-11-27 09:42

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RT @RichardKSense: More social care providers are handing back’ contracts not viable at current funding levels. Charities were subsidising…

Posted on: 2022-11-27 09:24

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RT @RichardKSense: More social care providers are handing back’ contracts not viable at current funding levels. Charities were subsidising…

Posted on: 2022-11-27 09:23

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RT @RichardKSense: More social care providers are handing back’ contracts not viable at current funding levels. Charities were subsidising…

Posted on: 2022-11-27 09:17

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RT @RichardKSense: More social care providers are handing back’ contracts not viable at current funding levels. Charities were subsidising…

Posted on: 2022-11-27 09:15

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RT @RoseUnwin: Care charities ‘forced to evict disabled residents’ https://t.co/rbIawa5cEY

Posted on: 2022-11-27 09:14

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Posted on: 2022-11-27 08:53

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Posted on: 2022-11-27 08:51

@JohnPKidd

RT @Ian_Fraser: Ths is appalling... @LeonardCheshire has evicted vulnerable care home residents with complex disabilities after council fun…

Posted on: 2022-11-27 08:44

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Disabled care home residents evicted in charity’s dispute with councils | Social care | The Guardian #Ridge… https://t.co/xaI4d8ULrk

Posted on: 2022-11-27 08:43

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RT @SENWorldcom: Disabled care home residents evicted in charity’s dispute with councils | Social care | The Guardian https://t.co/0CVUQS…

Posted on: 2022-11-27 08:39

@marie1x

RT @RichardKSense: More social care providers are handing back’ contracts not viable at current funding levels. Charities were subsidising…

Posted on: 2022-11-27 08:18

@Kat41414

RT @Ian_Fraser: Ths is appalling... @LeonardCheshire has evicted vulnerable care home residents with complex disabilities after council fun…

Posted on: 2022-11-27 08:06

@JulieCuninghame

RT @Ian_Fraser: Ths is appalling... @LeonardCheshire has evicted vulnerable care home residents with complex disabilities after council fun…

Posted on: 2022-11-27 08:01

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RT @Greekboy8: Disabled care home residents evicted in charity’s dispute with councils | Social care | The Guardian ⁦@SkyNews⁩ ⁦@BBCNews⁩…

Posted on: 2022-11-27 07:46

@quangels

Shameful Tory austerity! #ToryCorruption #ToryCostOfGreedCrisis #R4today Disabled care home residents evicted in ch… https://t.co/HKLCDPNnQh

Posted on: 2022-11-27 07:46

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RT @Greekboy8: Disabled care home residents evicted in charity’s dispute with councils | Social care | The Guardian ⁦@SkyNews⁩ ⁦@BBCNews⁩…

Posted on: 2022-11-27 07:00