Saturday, February 16, 2019

The homecare deficit

Colin Angel is calling for action as councils  buy homecare ‘on the cheap’ The current rates that councils are paying for state-funded homecare services have...

Reimagining the workforce

Dr Donald Macaskill challenges the sector to redesign staff roles There is much written about the choices people have when it comes to accessing care services. It...

Austerity is over…for some

Professor Martin Green is demanding  a clear vision from government It is true to say that we live in very difficult times and the prosperity...

The choice is inertia

Care England head Professor Martin Green bemoans the lack of choice There is much written about the choices people have when it comes to accessing...

Homecare fragility

Colin Angel delves into the struggles facing  the homecare market Fragility of the state-funded homecare market continues to be a serious concern for social care...

Here we go again

Care England head Professor Martin Green discusses the green paper The government’s green paper will be the latest attempt to find a long-term solution to the...

Surmount all obstacles

Michael Voges explains how retirement communities are reducing strain on the sector The health and social care systems are in crisis, unsustainable in their current...

Supporting independence

Care England chief executive Professor Martin Green discusses improved wellbeing The major talking point of the moment is the green paper and what it will deliver...

Rising from the ashes

Care Workers Charity CEO Alex Ramamurthy discusses challenges facing employees It may surprise you to know that pre-2009 there was no national charity aimed at...

CQC fees for homecare providers

Colin Angel slams the CQC’s new fee scheme The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has described a ‘substantial churn’ in the homecare sector, with around 500...