Care workers

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This isn’t a plan for social care in England – it’s a recipe for disaster | Polly Toynbee
Care homes will continue to go under as workers leave the sector for better paid jobs, says Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee

Polly Toynbee

02, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Closures and soaring waiting lists: crunch time for social care services
‘Red lights are flashing’ warns care boss, in advance of the government’s social care white paper

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

29, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Redemption review – a powerful journey of hope, grief, grime and soul
This immersive show creates a raucous energy as Maz runs away from her care home and tries to carve her place in the music scene

Kate Wyver

24, Nov, 2021 @11:20 AM

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MPs have no business taking on second jobs | Letters
Letters: Outside work will only distract MPs from the main job of representing their constituents, writes Bernie Evans, while Nick Broadhead advocates a rule on additional income, and Les Bright and Susan Lakeman propose shifts in care homes

Letters

11, Nov, 2021 @7:06 PM

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‘No jab, no job’: care home workers in England on the Covid vaccine mandate
Carers share their differing views as the government’s vaccine ultimatum takes effect

Jedidajah Otte

11, Nov, 2021 @3:52 PM

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NHS and care home staff in England: share your experiences of vaccination
We would like to hear from those who work in care homes and for the NHS and if they have been fully vaccinated

Guardian community team

05, Nov, 2021 @5:11 PM

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Ministers launch TV ad campaign to tackle care worker shortage
Adverts to be shown on ITV, Channel 4 and Sky amid warnings over impact of mandatory Covid jabs law

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

03, Nov, 2021 @11:19 AM

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Transforming care must be central to any bold vision of a greener future | Emily Kenway
Care work – paid and unpaid – has huge knock-on effects for the climate that can no longer be ignored, says author Emily Kenway

Emily Kenway

25, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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UK care homes: how are staff shortages affecting you
We would like to hear from UK care home owners and workers about shortfall in staff

Guardian community team

12, Oct, 2021 @4:48 PM

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Coronavirus report warned of impact on UK four years before pandemic
Exclusive: Report from planning exercise in 2016 alerted government of need to stockpile PPE and set up contact tracing system

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

07, Oct, 2021 @7:32 PM

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Unvaccinated care workers should get another job, says Javid
Health secretary will not postpone 11 November deadline for staff in England to be fully vaccinated against Covid

Harriet Grant

02, Oct, 2021 @12:18 PM

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England’s NHS and care services need 1.1m extra staff by 2031, finds study
Health Foundation says government must spend up to £86.4bn more on services to maintain standards

Denis Campbell Health policy editor

01, Oct, 2021 @4:00 AM

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