ECCA holds poll on direct payments for care home residents

Posted on June 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

The English Community Care Association (ECCA) has launched a new poll asking whether direct payments should be extended to people living in care homes? The poll is open to anyone wishing to take part and can be accessed on ECCA¹s website The poll will run for one month and it replaces a previous poll on the Working Time Directive. Eighty-eight per cent of people voted that Britain should retain its opt out from the Working Time Directive and 12 per cent people voted that it should not. A total of 332 people voted.

Comments are closed.

Latest blog posts

Shuffling to some purpose – or just fancy footwork?

By guest blogger JEF SMITH

Spare a thought if you will for the hard pressed people who have to update government information. Well into 2018, for...

Life support for the NHS

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

To outline a comprehensive remedy for the ongoing and worsening woes of the beleaguered NHS would take a little more...

A flight of festive fancy

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

Christmas Past: It’s cold outside but inside the care home the star atop the tree beams its rays of hope...