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DPO calls for urgent inquiry into council’s ‘systemic failure’ on social care

A disabled people’s organisation has called on the care watchdog to carry out an “urgent” inquiry into a council’s “systemic failure” to meet its legal duties under the Care Act.

Equal Lives has accused Norfolk County Council of “reckless” behaviour which has left many disabled people prisoners in their own homes, and it wants the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to investigate.

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Source: The Disability News Service
When: 12/2/2016

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