Domiciliary care in the firing line

Williams, Corin
April 2009
Community Care;4/23/2009, Issue 1767, p10
The article reports that recent Panorama programme, "Britain's homecare scandal," has rekindled debate over the quality of domiciliary care and the level of funding for services. Using hidden cameras and undercover reporters, the BBC investigation revealed agencies were providing home carers with scant training. Tight schedules between appointments were creating problems for staff who were given no time to travel from one client to another.


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