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Deal-breaking contract clauses

Colin Angel examines how councils are looking at new ways to deliver services Examples of local authority contracts which are likely to present ‘deal-breakers’ for homecare...

A fragile market

Colin Angel , policy director at the UK Homecare Association offers an inside view of the state of homecare The precarious state of the state-funded...

The rhetoric and reality gap

Professor Green discusses the difficulties in navigating the health and care system The vision of health and social care services is very clear and well-articulated...

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...

No hiding place

Care England chief executive Professor Martin Green demands firm action to save social care Many people will have seen the recent Panorama programme, which followed the...

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...

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...

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...