Community Care’s new online discussion forum “Have your
say” has just been launched giving readers of the magazine and
visitors to the website the opportunity to express opinions on a
All you need to do is click on the e-mail link below and
give us your view. We will post the opinions here on the website
for you to read.
This week’s discussion centres around the care home crisis, as
home owners threaten to close homes in different parts of the
country unless local authorities increase the money they pay for
Are you a care home owner struggling with a financial crisis? Or
are you working in a social services department trying to cope with
care homes in revolt over fees? Or perhaps you have parents in a
home threatened with closure in the current dispute?
What do you think about this controversial issue? Let us
know by clicking on the e-mail link below.
The winner of the prize of £250 in holiday vouchers offered
at the Community Care Live conference was Anna Fleming, who is a
social worker with Waltham Forest Council. Congratulations