Emphasis on work won't solve carers' main worry: lack of cash

Vaux, Gary
July 2009
Community Care;7/23/2009, Issue 1780, p31
The article reports that the introduction of care partnership managers won't compensate for the poor allowances received by carers in Great Britain. The welfare advisers had great hopes that the carers allowance would finally get the increase that was long overdue. The author states that a benefit that is worth just £53.10 for providing at least 35 hours of care per week and £1.50 an hour should be a source of shame to the government.


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