Home care deregulation 'may put vulnerable people at risk'

April 2009
Community Care;4/9/2009, Issue 1765, p11
The article reports that proposals to deregulate home care agencies that supply care workers to service users, but do not employ them, could leave vulnerable people at risk and reduce service quality. Bill McClimont, who is vice-chair of the United Kingdom Homecare Association, said thousands of users relied on these agencies, whose permanent and temporary staff include live-in carers.


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