Social care

Four in five of the children’s homes in England are run for profit – here’s why that is a problem
Child poverty

Four in five of the children’s homes in England are run for profit – here’s why that is a problem

Can you really deliver good social care for profit? Academics from the University of Oxford share their latest findings.

Why care home staff in the UK are at breaking point
Social care

Why care home staff in the UK are at breaking point

Nurses, care home staff and the whole social care sector are under increasing pressure with very little pay.

While celebrating her past, the Queen could change the UK’s future
Paul McNamee

While celebrating her past, the Queen could change the UK’s future

Forget all the arguments about the Queen not intervening. We are now living in the post-non-intervention era

Social care cap: What is it and what does it mean for me?
social care

Social care cap: What is it and what does it mean for me?

A third of care leavers lose their first home every year. We’re working to change that
Opinion

A third of care leavers lose their first home every year. We’re working to change that

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National insurance rise: What Boris Johnson’s social care plans mean for you
News

National insurance rise: What Boris Johnson’s social care plans mean for you

The national insurance hike is a scam — and won’t fix social care
Opinion

The national insurance hike is a scam — and won’t fix social care

From the climate to Covid, now is the time for a ‘care manifesto’
Opinion

From the climate to Covid, now is the time for a ‘care manifesto’

Women’s unpaid work during crisis means a £15m daily loss for Scotland
Employment

Women’s unpaid work during crisis means a £15m daily loss for Scotland

‘Families split up because care system is based on resource not love’
News

‘Families split up because care system is based on resource not love’

Victory for children’s charity as kids social care ‘myth-buster’ is withdrawn
News

Victory for children’s charity as kids social care ‘myth-buster’ is withdrawn

Campaigners take government to court over kids’ social work advice
Activism

Campaigners take government to court over kids’ social work advice

The government is campaigning to fill 110,000 social care vacancies
News

The government is campaigning to fill 110,000 social care vacancies