I had noticed an increase of the awareness of so-callesd young carers and how government and voluntary organisations appeared to accept that it was okay for young people to be performing personal care tasks. And so I wrote an article for Community Care raising my concerns for this.Then a few weeks ago I started to … Continue reading Helping Young Carers or profiting from disablism?
Within the UK, the welfare state has been existance since 1948 in one way or another. Its aim was to support a strong economy by helping people who has become sick or unemployed to get back on their feet and re-enter the workforce. It was based on notions of sickness, wellness, employment and unemployment which … Continue reading Changing the face of Welfare
It is very clear that the UK's coalition government sees charities and voluntary sector has coming to the rescue in many problems but do they realise charities are now as they once were and that in reality they are profitable businesses in all but name.I imagine most people assume everything who works in major charities … Continue reading Bitter Sweet Charity