homecare.co.uk in the News



Angeline Albert, news editor of homecare.co.uk wrote an article in The Guardian - 'Esther Rantzen calls for Children In Need-style fundraising for older people'

The Guardian (06-Feb-17)

Angeline Albert, news editor of homecare.co.uk, wrote an article in The Guardian's Social Care Network about Esther Rantzen's struggle to get TV companies interested in holding a telethon-type fundraiser for older people.

Melissa McAlees, news editor of homecare.co.uk wrote an article for The Guardian - 'You're never too old to try something new': the UK's oldest care worker

The Guardian (27-Jan-17)

Melissa McAlees, news editor for homecare.co.uk wrote a feature for The Guardian about an 81-year-old home care worker

Davina Ludlow, carehome.co.uk and homecare.co.uk director, writes '5 creative ways to help a loved one with dementia'

NetDoctor co uk (27-Nov-16)

Feature in NetDoctor.co.uk on creative activities to do with people with dementia

homecare.co.uk director Davina Ludlow was quoted in a news story on pensioners being lonely and not receiving enough help

The Daily Express (care sector) (10-Mar-16)

The Daily Express ran a news story on a report from Age UK which found that older people aren't being given care packages by the local authority quickly enough, forcing them to stay in hospital for longer - 'Thousands of struggling and lonely pensioners 'NOT getting the help' they need'. Davina Ludlow called for more action from the local authorities and more funding from the Government.

Davina Ludlow, homecare.co.uk director, quoted in news story on home care workers' pay - 'Care workers are underpaid by £130m a year, according to new study'

The Guardian (09-Feb-15)

Davina Ludlow, director for homecare.co.uk, was quoted in a news story about a report by the Resolution Foundation into pay for home care workers.

Davina Ludlow, homecare.co.uk director, quoted in a news story on home care workers' pay - 'Care workers 'underpaid by £130m'

The Daily Mail (09-Feb-15)

Davina Ludlow, director of homecare.co.uk, quoted in a news story in The Daily Mail urging the Government to address funding for home care.

Sue Learner, homecare.co.uk news editor, wrote an article for The Guardian - 'Scottish care provider wins tenants 139 bedroom tax exemptions'

The Guardian (31-Mar-14)

Sue Learner, news editor of homecare.co.uk, wrote an article for the Guardian Social Care Network, about the Scottish care provider, Blackwood, setting up a service to help tenants fight the bedroom tax.

Discussion on pay for home care workers

BBC Sussex (05-Dec-13)

Sue Learner, news editor of homecare.co.uk took part in a discussion on BBC Sussex on pay for homecare workers. Diana Henderson of Sussex Age UK and Paul Tarsley chairman of Bluebird Care also took part.

Sue Learner, homecare.co.uk news editor, wrote an article for The Guardian - 'Pressure mounts for better pay for homecare workers'

The Guardian (04-Dec-13)

Sue Learner, news editor of homecare.co.uk wrote an article in The Guardian's Social Care Network about the tide turning in favour of home care workers after an employment appeal tribunal ruled that a home care worker should have been paid for travel time between home care visits.

Sue Learner, homecare.co.uk news editor, wrote an article for The Guardian - 'Tenants with learning difficulties face prejudice and lack of suitable housing'

The Guardian (18-Mar-13)

Sue Learner, news editor of homecare.co.uk, wrote an article for The Guardian Housing Network about the lack of housing for people with learning difficulties.