Immoral’ Capita offered £200 bonuses to social workers to slash care packages

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The outsourcing company Capita offered freelance social workers financial bonuses – and put them up in luxury hotels – to encourage them to help a local authority cut disabled and older people’s care packages.

A whistleblower has told Disability News Service (DNS) that Capita has been piling pressure on its team of social workers – while paying them more than £1,000 a week – to cut social care spending, on the orders of Southampton City Council.

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  • commented 2017-02-12 22:39:27 +0000
    Cuts by this government to Council budgets and its callous indifference to the inevitable cruelty this brings, sadly, enforces collusion amongst local politicians in the conscious cruelty that they have brought to our public life.

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