More than a quarter of people receiveing social care say health deteriorated during pandemic

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New research also finds one in seven people needed hospital treatment due to lack of support

More than a quarter of people who receive social care from the NHS have seen their health deteriorate during the coronavirus pandemic, according to research.

In a survey of more than 4,000 people with social care needs and carers from the Care and Support Alliance (CSA), 28% said their health had declined, and one in seven people required hospital treatment due to a lack of care.

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