48% of disabled adults who say they need social care do not receive any support at all
- Half (50%) of disabled adults who say they do not receive enough social care report being unable to work;
- Two in five (40%) feel isolated or lonely;
- Over half (56%) of those who do not receive enough support maintaining social and community links say they are unable to leave home when they would like at least once a week; and
- 1 in 11 (9 per cent) say they have spent more time in hospital due to ill health as a result of a lack of social care.
Date Published: 2nd November 2016
Client: Leonard Cheshire Disability
ComRes interviewed 1,032 disabled adults aged 18-65 in Great Britain online between 28th April and 10th May 2016.