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Memories of year where care reached crisis point

Taking a look back is always dangerous. Nostalgia of ‘better days’ and being transfixed with what has been is never good for moving on efficiently. 354 more words

'Jet-in' carers fly from Benidorm to UK amid care chaos

I could hardly believe my eyes as I read the in the Telegraph that builders, barmaids and bankrupt businessmen are  flying into Britain from Spanish holiday spots to earn lucrative sums as care workers for the elderly. 553 more words

Dementia clients – the business challenge

Last week I was asked to write an article for a business publication. Here we go . . .

Dementia is now the leading cause of death England and Wales, and is thought to affect more than 850,000 people in the UK. 710 more words

Social Care

How social care takes the lead in prevention

If anyone should ever doubt the value of social care, I suggest they read an online article in Care Talk by Debbie Sorkin, whom I met recently at a Care Alliance meeting in London. 622 more words

Council ranks break as care pressure forces hard decisions

Part of my responsibility is to keep abreast with developments in the industry, something that is increasingly difficult to do.

Plotting trends and observing responses in a fast moving marketplace is hugely challenging. 235 more words

Care Homes

The masterplan for Cumbria . .. and elsewhere?

I’d never head of the News & Star, but for those who are interested it’s a newspaper. Recently it broke a story of a masterplan for care in Cumbria County Council ‘s area. 380 more words