Category Archives: Social care

Contemplation in the Shadow if a Spire – What are we will to pay?

The week has seen the publication of another report into the care home sector.  The Care Quality Commission has under taken a study which has revealed what we already knew. The care system is over whelmed by people who are getting older and frailer.  But they … Continue reading

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A childhood of caring

This week Radio Four has been covering the issues related to young carers.  They published a report today which showed that there are four times more young carers in the UK than are officially recognised. One in 12 of the … Continue reading

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A caring society?

“The healing touch” by Michele Angelo Petrone Yesterday my local MP and Care Services Minister Paul Burstow was speaking on  Panorama (November 1st 8.30pm BBC) about the need to reduce the use of anti-psychotic drugs for dementia patients. He suggested … Continue reading

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