Aug 21 2014

The Health and Safety at Work Act 40 Years On

This summer marks the 40th anniversary since the ‘Health and Safety at Work etc Act, 1974’ received Royal Assent. This piece of legislation is arguably one of the most successful on the statue books. It is often misunderstood and misrepresented but there is no doubt it has protected millions of workers across the UK since its inception in August 1974. Read Full story

Jun 13 2014

The Social Care Commitment

We have been reading a lot in the media recently about The Social Care Commitment, so we thought it might be useful to share with you some more information about this initiative that is being rolled out within the care sector. The Social Care Commitment is the care sector’s promise to provide people who need care and support with high quality services. The… Read Full story

Jun 11 2014

Carers Week 2014

EDGE Services supports ‘Carers Week’ which runs from Monday 9 to Sunday 15 June 2014. This is a UK-wide annual awareness campaign to improve the lives of carers and the people they care for. It does this by raising awareness of carers at a national, regional and local level. Hundreds of organisations and individuals join in each year to make it one of the UK's… Read Full story

May 01 2014

BBC’s Panorama Exposes Poor Care

One member of care staff has been sacked and seven others suspended following a BBC 1 documentary Panorama, ‘Behind Closed Doors: Elderly Care Exposed’ which was broadcast last night. Read Full story

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