We have an election in just over a week so I thought I would resurrect my blog and talk about a couple of issues that are important to me and I have some experience of through work or volunteering.
So I am going to start with Adult Social Care
There has been a riot of articles in the press recently about the state of social care provision in the UK. The chronic underfunding, imposition of the new minimum wage causing organisations to close units as they cannot make them profitable. Also Theresa May’s apparent u turn on a social care funding cap. Interestingly in the 2015 Conservative manifesto one of their pledges was about introducing a cap on social care funding by an individual but within the first 6 weeks of the government they dropped the idea and instead said they would think about it in 5 years time. ‘Strong…
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