CT readers give us top rating

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

Caring Times is highly valued by an increasingly knowledgeable readership ­ this is the main conclusion of the Caring Times Reader Survey which closed in January 2004. More than 90 per cent of responding readers said they valued Caring Times because the magazine helped them as a source of information and advice and to keep abreast of current issues and news. Three quarters said they read Caring Times because of the quality of the content. Ninety per cent of readers had been in the sector five years or more, which indicates that the sector now has a pool of very experienced managers and staff. The most important issues for readers were fees followed by recruitment. This evidence provides numerical support for what is anecdotally thought to be true about what matters to owners and staff. Inspection and regulation were the next most important issues, followed by legal matters. These results indicate that our readers consider long term care is a serious business which needs to be taken seriously. Having said tha

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