Tag Archives: elderly care

Social Care Crisis: time for a modern ‘reformation of manners’

It seems that the world has made some broad progress on health in the last fifteen years, according to a new index that The Lancet has published.  This SDG Heath Index promises to increase the level of detail and consistency in how data is collected […]


Carers: low pay is a scandal

A report published today suggests that the vast majority of local authorities are paying less than the recommended minimum to provide domiciliary, personal care for the elderly.  The UK Homecare Association says that just over £15 an hour is the minimum needed to provide essential […]