J. Dunning and V. Pitt
Community Care, Sept. 23rd 2010, p. 10
This article discusses the parlous financial situation of family carers, and the poor value of the benefits they receive. The coalition government plans to publish a refreshed version of its predecessor's carers' strategy to improve support for the group.
Community Care, Sept. 23rd 2010, p. 22-23
Several councils in England have announced plans to increase their charges for home and day care services. There is longstanding evidence that raising charges deters people from accessing care, leading to increased costs due to later crisis intervention.