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Welfare Reform on the Web (May 2004): Social Care - UK - Community Care

4 IN 5 REJECT NURSING CARE

S. Womack

The Daily Telegraph, April 13th 2004, p.8

More than three quarters of people would rather be looked after at home if they became seriously ill than go into a nursing home. The poll, of more than 1 1,000 adults, was commissioned by the organisers of Carers Week 2004, which takes place from June 14-20 to raise awareness of the role of carers and the support available to them. MPs have backed the Carers (Equal Opportunities) Bill, which aims to provide better support.

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