TITLE

Home care deregulation 'may put vulnerable people at risk'

PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Community Care;4/9/2009, Issue 1765, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
39234471

 

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