One in seven care home beds in Kirklees were lost last year despite an increasing demand
for places, health chiefs have revealed.
The district lost 258 out of some 1,750 beds in 2015, according to a report presented to Huddersfield NHS chiefs.
some due to financial concerns, others because they failed to meet Care Quality Commission standards.
Despite the closures health bosses say demand for care home beds is increasing rapidly.