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.
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Pagers, monitored smoke detectors, sensors and recordings of familiar voices are all being used to help people live independently for longer in Hull
writes Louise Eastwood
By Louise Eastwood
While many local authorities decided to diversify staff responsibilities to encompass telecare within existing services, Hull Council decided that in order to maximise support for residents in a way that did not compromise ongoing social care, it would create a dedicated telecare team to offer help and guidance to residents, carers and service providers 24 hours a day.