Care workers in the East Midlands looking after sick and elderly still not getting regular Covid tests, says UNISON

Care home staff in the East Midlands are still not receiving weekly Covid tests despite government promises, according to a survey published today (Wednesday) by UNISON. Over one in twelve (8%)  of employees in residential care, who look after people aged over 65 and those with dementia, say they’ve not had regular swab checks. This fails […]

Leicestershire Care Home employer plans cuts to pay and sick leave

Care home employer’s plans to cut pay and sick leave for over 100 staff ‘beyond belief’, says UNISON Plans by a major Leicestershire care home employer to make drastic cuts to pay, sick leave and holidays for more than 100 staff have today (Thursday) been condemned by UNISON.  The move by Leicestershire County Care, whose parent company Johnson Care […]