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Fifteen minute care makeover from hell

UNISON has been campaigning on the crisis in homecare for a long time. Due to government cuts, councils are increasingly outsourcing the care of the most vulnerable people in our society – the sick, the old and the disabled. It results in illegally low wages and 15-minute visits. To raise awareness of the issue among […]

Article, News on the UNISON South East site.

UNISON seeks leave to appeal on sleep-in case

‘We believe the Court of Appeal got this decision completely wrong and will do everything we can to reverse it’

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

York council agrees to sign Ethical Care Charter

Decision comes after a lengthy campaign by UNISON

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Are you a homecare worker? – Leaflet

Campaign leaflet targeting care workers working for major care companies and asking them to join UNISON today. Leaflet only for branches in North West and Yorkshire & Humberside regions.

Media on the UNISON National site.

Scottish council signs care charter

North Ayrshire becomes latest local authority to put its name to union’s Ethical Care Charter, committing itself to standards for home care services and working conditions

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Exposing cowboy care providers: the state of social care

Research published today by the Centre for Health and Public Interest shows what UNISON members have been saying for decades: residential care homes are being run irresponsibly.

Article on the UNISON National site.