Social care plans ‘ignore working-age disabled people’

Campaigners are denouncing the Conservatives for ignoring the social care needs of working-age disabled people. The issue does not get a mention in the party's manifesto for next week's UK general election. Conservative leader and prime minister Theresa May got in hot water last week for making a U-turn, which she called a 'clarification'. It … Continue reading Social care plans ‘ignore working-age disabled people’

Urgent action urged to correct social care shortages

Chronic under-funding of the UK’s social care system, revealed by a new report from by The King's Fund and Nuffield Trust, has prompted the Multiple Sclerosis Society to call on the government to take action. On its website, under the heading ‘New report shows human cost of a social care system struggling to cope’, the … Continue reading Urgent action urged to correct social care shortages