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Welfare Reform on the Web (May 2000): Social Care - UK - Community Care

AUTHORITIES FAIL TO DELIVER ON RESPITE PROMISE

R. Winchester

Community Care, no.1310, 2000, p.10-11

Carers expecting money for breaks in the wake of the government's carers special grant have been frustrated. Many local authorities have not taken on board what the grant is for and many are failing to use it in the way which the government intended.

RESTRUCTURING COMMUNITY CARE: RISK, DECISION MAKING AND CONTROL

A. Alaszewski

Managing Community Care, vol.8, Feb. 2000, p.22-26

Article takes a fresh look at the concept of risk in the light of the government's plans to modernise health and social care. Increasingly health and welfare agencies are expected to protect their users, the public and themselves from risk, danger and harm.

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