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

CINDERELLA SERVICE

A. Thompson

Community Care, no. 1302, 1999, p. 20-21

Home care services can be seen as the cornerstone of community care, yet their provision has been very low key. This is about to change thanks to the injection of £100 million of public funding into home care over three years and the introduction of national standards.

WARNING OVER HOME CARE PARTNERSHIP

J. Burns

Financial Times, Nov. 25th 1999, p. 2

Reports a warning to government that private sector providers of home care will abandon the local authority sector and focus exclusively on providing care for people who can afford to pay for it themselves unless urgent action is taken to ensure adequate local government funding.

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