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A recent survey found that about 60% of care providers have seen an increase in the rate of staff leaving, with 40% moving to other sectors.


The survey was undertaken by the National Care Forum (NCF) – the group representing the charity and voluntary care sector.


NCF chief executive officer Vic Rayner explained, “Early indications from members show that the trend for exiting social care is higher than normal, that some services have had to close or be reorganised as a result of these shortages and that we have a workforce that is stressed, burnt out and looking for the door.”

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