Forgotten your password
Two thirds of councils are ‘unaware’ of how many disabled adults in their area are currently being cared for by family and friends at home, a disabilities campaign group has revealed.
Care home workers in Birmingham have balloted to go on strike in protest at job losses and new shift patterns.
Pharmacists and meals on wheels staff could help tackle the UK’s ageing crisis by encouraging elderly people to take exercise, according to campaigners.
William Eichler explores the impact backdated payments for sleep-in shifts could have on the future of social care.
More than a third of carers in financial difficulty also feel socially isolated, according to a new survey.
A huge bill owed by care homes who underpaid their workers for overnight sleep-in shifts has been waived, the Government has announced.
One in four unpaid carers have not had a single day off in five years, shocking survey reveals.
The Welsh government yesterday revealed plans to curb zero-hours contracts and protect care time in the social care sector.
Unpaid carers are not ‘sufficiently’ valued, the public says as figures reveal unpaid care work is worth an estimated £132bn a year.
Nearly half of adults who currently provide care for a family member say a main reason for doing so is guilt, research reveals.