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Unpaid carers face bleak financial future

Unpaid carers face bleak financial future paying care costs on top of tens of hours of care every week says Carers UK New research released today by Carers UK, the leading membership charity for people...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Rekindling Hope in Public Services

Chris Naylor writing at The King’s Fund –  In the late 1960s the psychologist Martin Seligman made a name for himself by exploring how animals respond to the experience of powerlessness. His research involved delivering...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Three new criticisms of the DWP

“A target-driven culture created perverse incentives” – I think we can agree with this recent article from charity Turn2us relating to a report by the National Audit Office. The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)...