LGA calls on government to ask retired care workers to return to work

Councillor Ian Hudspeth, chairman of the LGA’s community wellbeing board

The Local Government Association (LGA) wants the government to consider asking retired care workers to return to work to help support those most at risk of the coronavirus outbreak. It would provide a much-needed boost to an already over-stretched social care workforce, it said. Experienced care workers would be able to help support people discharged…

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