No zero hours, No 15-min visits, Rights for care workers: Leeds Labour Council signs up to Ethical Care Charter on May day.

It’s May 1 - and Leeds Labour Council has celebrated this May day by signing up to Unison’s Ethical Care Charter – protecting Care workers and the people they serve. The charter, given in full below, commits to an end to the working practices which have meant care workers rushing from patient to patient, 15 … Continue reading No zero hours, No 15-min visits, Rights for care workers: Leeds Labour Council signs up to Ethical Care Charter on May day.

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Hospital to Home – Another pioneering Council scheme providing a lifeline for older people in Leeds

As we’ve reported before, Leeds Labour Council has been a pioneer in the sort of joined up thinking which links hospital care and social support. At the heart of this are the 37 council-funded Neighbourhood Networks. These have already proved their worth – keeping an estimated 1450 older people out of hospital last year, and … Continue reading Hospital to Home – Another pioneering Council scheme providing a lifeline for older people in Leeds

Labour Council aspires to make Leeds the UK’s most Age-friendly city

Did you know that Otley is a Dementia Friendly Community? Have you heard of the work of Leeds Neighbourhood Network Schemes - like OPAL - Older People's Action in the Locality - based at Holt Park? Both are among the reasons why Leeds has been officially included in the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Global Network … Continue reading Labour Council aspires to make Leeds the UK’s most Age-friendly city