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Daily Mirror

Derek Arch, Britain's oldest milkman

Independent Age have produced a new film about Derek Arch, an 88-year-old milkman from Coventry. Read the full in the Daily Mirror.

The Sun

Inequality in health expectancy across UK

Comment from Janet Morrison on new Office for National Statistics figures showing variations in health expectancy rates across the UK. Read the full story in The Sun.

The Times

Latest figures on vulnerable adults

Comment from Janet Morrison and Simon Bottery from Independent Age on new figures on instances of abuse of vulnerable adults, and new requests for adult social care. Read the full article in The Times.

Care Home Professional

Four Seasons joins calls to protect care workers

Four Seasons Health Care has joined calls to protect migrant care workers from the EU, following Independent Age's report with ILC-UK about the potential risk to the social care workforce following Brexit. Read the full article in Care Home Professional

The Guardian

Treating the UK’s loneliness epidemic

Janet Morrison and Campaign to End Loneliness were some of the signatories to a letter to the Guardian calling for UK government to commit to the development of a UK-wide strategy for tackling loneliness and social isolation.


Daily Mirror

PACAC report on unsafe hospital discharge

Comment from Janet Morrison on a report from the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee (PACAC) on unsafe discharge from hospital, to which Independent Age gave evidence earlier in 2016. Read the full article in the Daily Mirror.

Radio 4 Today programme

Migrants and the social care workforce

Interview with Janet Morrison and Robert Padron from Penrose Care on migrants and the social care workforce on the Today programme. Listen from 44mins 27secs.

The Guardian

Report on Brexit and EU workers in social care

Coverage of our report 'Brexit and the future of migrants in the social care workforce' in The Guardian.

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