SOCIAL CARE
Daily Mirror|October 22, 2021
Watchdog alert as workers quit
MARTIN BAGOT

SOCIAL care staff are quitting in droves and urgent government action is needed to prevent a "tsunami of unmet need", the care regulator has warned.

The Care Quality Commission made the desperate plea as exhausted carers leave to take up jobs in tourism and hospitality.

Many older and disabled people can no longer get support at any price in their area.

With winter looming, CQC chief Ian Trenholm said remaining staff "cannot be expected to wor harder than they already are”.

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