Finally we’ve arrived. Seven years after the Law Commission embarked upon a review of what its then chairman called a “hodgepodge” of almost 40 statutes governing the care and support of older and disabled people in England, dating back as far as 1948, the Care Act is taking effect.
HAND-knitted Easter chick covers for Cadbury crème eggs
by Lesley Tate, Senior Reporter
HAND-knitted Easter chick covers for Cadbury crème eggs have proved a run-away success for Craven charity Carers Resource.
For the past seven years, an army of volunteer knitters have produced more than 10,000 gaily decorated covers in time for Easter.
The way a woman was assessed for benefits led to her suicide less than a month later, according to a mental health watchdog.
- From the section Scotland
The woman had a history of depression and was on significant medication, but scored zero points in a Work Capability Assessment (WCA), carried out by Atos.