Farewell to flying 15-minute care visits

16 May 2014

Our chief executive, Clare Pelham, writes in today's Huffington Post:

Flying 15-minute care visits are a scandal for people who need care and support, and they are also a scandal for the people who have to deliver them.

The passion, commitment and enthusiasm of the more than 7,000 care workers who work with disabled people in Leonard Cheshire Disability services continually inspires us. At one time or another almost all of us will call on the dedication, skill and compassion of a care worker when we are most in need of care and support — as we get older or after an accident or illness. We must make sure that care is fair for them and the people they support.

Read the full article.

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