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      Policy statement
      Updated 18 Jun 2018
      Health and social care
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      Social care can help people who are deaf or have hearing loss communicate with other people, get into and remain in work and look after their health and wellbeing. Despite its benefits, we know that people who are deaf of have hearing loss often struggle to access the social care they need due to social care funding cuts, unwarranted variations in service quality and provision, and poor co-ordination between health and social care services.

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