Ross spearheads cohesive action plan


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

Norwood Backup Services (Scotland) Ltd managing director Harold Ross has launched “Compact Project”, described as a cohesive national action plan to assist care home owners seek restitution of losses at a local level. “For too long, care homes have not been paid the true cost of care and until last August, most local authorities have got away with it, and many are continuing to ignore the law,” Mr Ross said. “This has led to misery throughout the sector, both for care operators, residents and their families as the uncertainty of financial viability led many homes to close. “The sector has been starved of funds and many previously happy care homes, where residents were living out the last days of their lives, are no longer in existence.” Mr Ross said the action plan, which aimed to establish a common ground of opinion gained through a collation of knowledge from the broad cross section of care businesses, would offer a common cause to beleaguered home owners. To manage the co-ordination of all this information





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