Social care in the community – the fight for independent living By Kate Belgrave
12 December 2013 — Our NHS
As the Care Bill returns to the Commons next week, the hospital closure clause isn’t the only problem with it. The Care Bill will make access to properly funded social care harder rather than easier for many – even as the government tries to strip away other lifelines.
About the author
Kate Belgrave was a columnist and journalist for the New Zealand Herald. After being a trade union activist in local government, she started writing stories about council and workplace trade union issues. She is now travelling around the UK talking to council service users for a book about public sector cuts.
Her website can be found here.