Matthew Egan, assistant national officer for Unison, explains why we need an Ethical Care Charter. Homecare: It’s time to care.
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Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury Rachel Reeves explains just how regressive George Osborne’s ‘granny tax’ is.
The failure to invest in our care services constitutes death by a thousand cuts to a vital public service and in the quality of care as private care homes are forced to cut their overheads and provide a punitive ‘no-frills’ budget.
Reema Patel details why Britain needs to reform how we care for the elderly in the UK – but explains why it won’t be easy.
Jessica Studdert argues that all the evidence shows we need to make some major changes to how we fund and operate social care, and they need to be done soon.
Whilst questions of finance have dominated recent debates it is important that we also focus on the quality of care, writes Laura Bradley, a researcher at IPPR.
Laura Bradley, a researcher at the Institute for Public Policy Research (ippr), reports on the Southern Cross Healthcare story, and looks at the crisis state of social care.
Mr Cameron’s five guarantees to safeguard the NHS neatly sidestepped most of the concerns that medical professionals, Liberal Democrats and many in Labour have.
As the government plans to outsource unprecedented amounts of the NHS the practice seems to be in crisis, with society’s most vulnerable the inevitable victims.
In a survey, 50 per cent of doctors say the bed blocking problem is worse than last year; with cuts to council funding, Age UK fears the problem will get worse.