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Vulnerable people suffering because care workers are pushed to the limit, says UNISON

Care staff are often too overworked to have time to take elderly people to the toilet, give them a wash or console those in distress, according to a report published today (Friday) by UNISON. The report, Care in Need, highlights that the crisis in England’s care system is escalating, with more than a quarter (28%) […]

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

The truth about the cuts: the social worker

UNISON members reveal how cuts in services affect both them and the people in their care

Article on the UNISON National site.

The truth about the cuts

UNISON members describe how cuts to services are affecting both themselves and the people in their care

Magazine on the UNISON National site.

The Trade Union Bill: T’s story

T works as a night awake care assistant in a residential home for the elderly.

UNISON voices on the UNISON National site.

Prentis pays tribute to NI campaigners over NHS homes

Three-year campaign has helped keep many homes open in Northern Ireland, but threats remain as politicians ‘bicker’

Article on the UNISON National site.