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14 April 2020updated 06 Oct 2020 9:45am

How sick pay could help prevent deaths in care homes

By Samuel Horti

Meagre levels of statutory sick pay (SSP), currently £95.85 per week, are forcing staff at care homes to choose between playing it safe and paying their bills, writes George Grylls, winner of the Anthony Howard Award 2019. It’s a problem “that is much easier for the government to solve than the supply issues [around personal protective equipment and coronavirus tests] dominating the headlines”, George argues.

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