Free homecare could damage service, says London Councils


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

Nov. 30: The Government’s Personal Care at Home Bill could damage the capital’s already over-stretched social care services, London Councils has warned.

Adult social services departments have already been making efficiency savings to ensure they can maintain a high standard of service despite the current economic climate. But they are now being told to use these savings to help fund the government’s new initiative.


Find a Miele dealer


Print



Latest blog posts

Look East old chap

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

A certain amount of self-regard is no bad thing, but I can’t say the same about those, usually younger, people...

The flowers that bloom in the Spring

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

We spent the long weekend just gone mainly in our garden and on our allotment, planting, pruning, weeding, watering and...

Running to stand still

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

Last week, in giving evidence to the – wait for it – Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee and the...