Saturday, February 27, 2021
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Choices, choices: Professor Martin Green looks at the options when it comes to...

There is much written about the choices people have when it comes to accessing care services. The fact that the Government paused the Care...

All’s fair in care… or not?

Dr Donald Macaskill provides his thoughts on discrimination based on sex and gender One of the major policy drives of the Scottish Government is fair...

Reforming care and support

The sector must be kept high on the agenda, says Kathryn Smith, Social Care Institute for Excellence Since lockdown we’ve done a lot of work...

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...

Self-employed personal assistants

Policy director at UKHCA Colin Angel urges providers to make sure contractual arrangements are clear The last couple of years have seen an increasing interest...

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...

Understanding the cost of homecare

Rising wages will impact the cost of care. Colin Angel provides the detail Calculating the costs of homecare has become an annual event for me...

On the edge?

Colin Angel asks whether a Carillion-style  collapse could happen in homecare Following the sudden collapse of Carillion, a number of people have asked whether the...
A clear, clean plan

A clear, clean plan

It may not be top of everyone’s list, but laundry design and installation must meet specific requirements. Clare Long, national account manager for care...

Dementia-proofing future care

Donald Macaskill, chief executive of Scottish Care, believes Covid-19 has shone a light on the failures of our care and support for people with...