Isolated and at the mercy of for-profit social care providers, the case of 96-year old TONY FARSKY highlights Britain’s social care crisis, writes John Green
Monday 13th Feb 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
by Felicity Collier
TORY-RUN Surrey County Council announced plans for a referendum on a 15 per cent council tax rise yesterday, blaming funding cuts and the social care crisis.
The council said that since 2010, central government has cut their annual grant by...
Friday 20th Jan 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
DOCTORS warned yesterday that the NHS will struggle to cope if the government fails to urgently tackle the ongoing social care crisis.
British Medical Association (BMA) chairman Mark Porter said health and social care services are “desperately trying to prop up” one another...
Friday 30th Dec 2016
LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn has urged PM Theresa May to provide emergency funding for elderly people in a social care system that is “breaking down.”
In a letter published over the weekend, Mr Corbyn lambasted Theresa May about the “deepening crisis” which...
Monday 19th Dec 2016
Corbyn calls on PM to get a grip as funds for vulnerable hit rock bottom
Thursday 15th Dec 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
Campaigners condemn Tories’ failure to act in face of crisis
Tuesday 13th Dec 2016
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
Mothers warn that ministers are pushing to weaken protection for vulnerable children and allow security firms to take over care
Tuesday 6th Dec 2016
THE government has slashed cash for social care in Britain’s poorest regions but increased its funding in the richest areas, a union study demonstrated yesterday.
Publication of the report coincided with a former Tory minister saying families should ensure they have “a few...
Tuesday 22nd Nov 2016
Damning report reveals cost of underfunding
Thursday 17th Nov 2016
Home care complaints increase by a quarter
Thursday 10th Nov 2016