TITLE

NEWS IN BRIEF

PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Community Care;3/5/2009, Issue 1760, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents news briefs related to social care in Great Britain. Employers have reiterated calls for the government to provide tax breaks for carers in return for taking part of their salary as a voucher to pay for care. Richard West, a consultant for learning disabilities charity Inspired Services, is developing an easy-read dictionary to help learning disabled people negotiate the legal system. The Need not Greed campaign is hoping to influence the Welfare Reform Bill.
ACCESSION #
37214539

 

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