Letters extra: IJB and the human cost

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Sir,

When Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership Integration Joint Board (IJB) talks about cost savings it is just talking about money.

There is no thought given to the more important cost – the human cost.

Some questions need to be answered. When the IJB made its decision was there any discussion about the people who would be displaced?

What would happen to the people who use the daycare centres?  Who would care for them?  What is the cost of that care?  Who is going to pay for that care?

Again it seems like a case of attacking the most vunerable in the community to save money.

Steve Byrne,

Campbeltown.