Portsmouth one of few councils to have surplus care home places

A NEW study has found the care home market may not have enough places to help elderly people in need by the end of 2022.

Thursday, 5th October 2017, 7:12 am
Updated Monday, 11th December 2017, 5:59 pm

Almost nine in 10 councils in England could see a shortfall in care home beds, analysis by Which? found.

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But Portsmouth is one of few local authorities that is on course to have a surplus in beds available.

Which? is calling on the Competition and Markets Authority to look at the projected disparities in social care provision.