The Alzheimer’s Society has alleged that perhaps only 2% of homecare workers have adequate dementia training and awareness.
Shocking reality of dementia homecare hidden behind closed doors. London: Alzheimer’s Society, November 16th 2016.
Probably also of interest, although this time in a residential nursing homes context:
Gordon, D. (2016). Secret film exposes care home failures. London: BBC Health News / BBC Panorama, November 20th 2016.
Age UK and the Alzheimer’s Society have recently criticised rationing in adult social care and the quality of care for the elderly:
Triggle, N. [and] Rhodes, D. (2016). Elderly failed by ‘shameful’ care system. London: BBC Health News, November 17th 2016.
The Folly of Simply Throwing Taxpayers’ Money at Problems Indiscriminately?
Attempting to think clearly: is the concern over inadequate social care funding, in some cases at least, a red-herring?:
“The Morleigh Group is understood to have been paid about £3,000 per week to care for the resident”. (Quotation: BBC News, November 20th 2016 above).