Thursday, July 7, 2011
Supreme Court judgement: Social care must promote dignity, not just meet basic needs
By Mithran Samuel, adults' editor, on July 6, 2011:
In this guest blog post, Stephen Lowe, social care policy adviser at Age UK, says today's Supreme Court judgement in the Elaine McDonald raises the spectre of care services being stripped back to the bare minimum.
Going to the toilet may be a basic bodily function but how we do it is fundamental to our social identity and sense of dignity. Read more>>