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Snow raises red alert for rural care workers

Vulnerable people are being made a priority home care call as snow hits much of the UK, with a red alert issued for care workers to attend.

One company has used its red, amber and green system ensures bedbound people living at home alone are the designated the first priority because they are the most vulnerable.

Unite Care Group was just one of many home care firms and their staff were among thousands of care workers battling the weather to care for those in need.

Those most vulnerable often live in rural areas which adds to the difficulties of providing care to them. Many cases of heroic carers facing the the undrivable roads on foot to reach to clients’ homes have been reported across the British Countryside.

Full article:

→ homecare.co.uk - Snow: Elderly home alone raises red alert for care workers

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