A BBC investigation has revealed that the majority of councils are not paying enough for care, risking a lower quality of care provision.
The UK Homecare Association wants carers to be paid a minimum of £15.19 an hour, to cover wages, training and travel. However, the average is £12.26 an hour which they say is an amount with which it is impossible to provide quality care.
The full article is at the BBC here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-26021026
Nearest tube – Elephant & Castle underground station (Northern and Bakerloo lines).
Nearest Railway Station – Elephant & Castle
Buses from Elephant and Castle – ask bus driver for Burgess Park. Bus numbers: 12, 171, 148, 176, 68, 484, 42, 40, 45