radio4Care providers are deserting the council-funded homecare market because of increasing costs and the level of fees paid by some local authorities. That’s according to analysts LaingBuisson which has just produced a substantial report on the industry. It says this is a ‘make or break’ moment for homecare companies, whose staff help elderly and disabled people at home with things like washing, dressing, taking medication and going to the toilet.

A large homecare provider tells You & Yours that they are withdrawing from some council contracts because the fees paid by them are too low.

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Homecare Supported Living Services Report

Find out more about LaingBuisson’s Homecare, Supported Living & Allied Services market report here.