TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Vaux, Gary
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Community Care;7/23/2009, Issue 1780, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
43672303

 

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