Care workers gained autonomy in pandemic

By Martin Ford | 20 October 2020

Care workers benefited from extra ‘autonomy’ from commissioners during the COVID-19 lockdown, MPs heard today.

Care England chief executive Professor Martin Green said workers ‘got a lot more autonomy’ with ‘no-one in commissioning saying you can’t do this’ as he gave evidence to the Health and Social Care Committee.

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