Equality Commission report exposes a flawed system


Posted on March 1st, by editor in CT Extra. No Comments

The English Community Care Association (ECCA), the leading representative body for independent care providers, has responded to the interim report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission on home care.

The English Community Care Association (ECCA), the leading representative body for independent care providers, has responded to the interim report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission on home care.
 
Martin Green, Chief Executive of ECCA, says:

“The report identifies that the rhetoric of personalisation and empowerment is not the reality of how home care services are commissioned. Currently, we see a system that commissions short interventions which are formulaic and prescribed. This is a long way from a flexible, user-driven, and personalised approach to care.

“Home care providers work extremely hard to try to de





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