£80 million Preventative Technology Grant amounts confirmed

On Friday 6th January the Government confirmed how much money councils are to receive over the next two years as part of the Preventative Technology Grant. At the same time the Health and Social Care Information Centre published figures that show the past three years have seen a steady increase in the proportion of older people receiving intensive help to maintain a high quality of life independently at home rather than in residential care, with nearly one third (32%) now in this group. Read more and see both documents showing the figures in more depth.