The idea behind a living wage is very simple: that a person should be paid enough to live decently and to adequately provide for their family. At its heart is an ethical argument for preventing in-work poverty and ensuring workers are not exploited through low wages.
The current system of homecare is failing the people who receive it and the people who provide it. UNISON is campaigning for more funding and better quality homecare services. Visit the Save Care Now campaign website.