Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Politicians scramble to make NHS promises, but forget social care at their peril

Politicians scramble to make NHS promises, but forget social care at their peril Are commitments for personal midwives and thousands more doctors and nurses what is really needed?

Coming in the middle of a general election campaign, a gathering of adult social care leaders in England this week will have no politicians speaking. But it will still feature one comedian.

The spring seminar of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (Adass) will conclude with a set by Laurence Clark, a professional comic who has cerebral palsy. He is fascinated by how people react to his condition and has in the past tested this by sitting in a wheelchair on the street, shaking a bucket for absurd causes. Continue reading... The Guardian

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