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Despite the gradual return to normal, Covid-19 is still a real and present danger in care homes. Staff have been deeply affected by the virus and will continue to face significant challenges as the rest of the country opens back up. The government has announced a £600m infection control fund to help stop the spread […]

A new vision of care after the crisis

UNISON has launched s new vision for a national social care service that will do away with the weak, fragmented system exposed by the Covid-19 pandemic. In Care After Covid: A Vision for Social Care, the union lays out the case for a national system that could properly deal with the day-to-day challenges of caring […]

MPs back UNISON’s Stop the Spread pledge for care workers

Labour MPs are lining up behind UNISON Eastern’s Stop the Spread pledge. It calls on councils to commit to an achievable set of standards to protect care workers and service-users during the Covid 19 pandemic. They include priority testing for social care workers carried out in work time and with transport paid, suitable personal protective […]