There’s plenty of choice – but what’s out there?

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Choice of day care for the elderly and for adults with learning difficulties in South Holland may seem limited by the shutting down of council-run centres last year, with more closures to come in the next two years.

Personal budgets designed to give individuals more say in how they spend time out of the house have been introduced just when swingeing cuts to budgets of councils and charities have reduced the possibilities open to them.

It’s hard for vulnerable people and their carers to find out about other places where they could go to follow their interests and mix with others.


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