Month: March 2022

Does the Care Minister not Care?

Before Brexit, a third of care workers came from Europe. As the UK split from Europe, carers were not included on the ‘skilled workers’ list, instantly vacating around 113,000 care posts. The vision was for these to be filled by training British nationals, but chronic staff shortages are impacting care provision. The Migration Advisory Committee’s […]

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What’s a Personal (Care) Assistant?

The role of a Personal (Care) Assistant or PA for short is very different from other social care jobs. It’s not the same a being a ‘carer’, #ItsNotJustCare, it’s about enabling someone to live their life as they choose and be as independent as possible. As a PA you work directly with one or more […]

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