Why the social care crisis is a human rights issue

We are not destined to be objects of pity in our old age. But ageism is alive and kicking, 

Most people in England have probably heard about the country’s social care crisis and the enormous pressure on the vital services that support older people to live independent and dignified lives in their own homes.

The crisis might seem insurmountable, but the causes are specific and can be remedied.

I’ve spent the last year interviewing older people in the country about their experiences of cuts to their social care. For the people I spoke to, it meant trips to the...
source: New Statesman

2019-01-11 14:42
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