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Welfare Reform on the Web (June 2005): Social Care - UK - Community Care

Supporting evidence

B. Rashleigh

Roof, May/June 2005, p.24-27

The budget of the Supporting People programme is being slashed by 85m in 2005/06. This is leading to funding for supported housing projects being withdrawn. Expensive projects offering high support are being targeted. Tenants will be moved into independent housing with floating support. However, there are fears that vulnerable people needing high levels of support and supervision will be unable to cope.

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