Private carers brought in admist homecare “chaos” in East Dunbartonshire

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COMPLAINTS continue to flood into the Herald office over a ‘bungled’ home care shake-up.

Council chiefs have been forced to shell out on private contractors to help their beleaguered service.

East Dunbartonshire Council’s Homecare department, who provide care services for elderly and vulnerable residents in their own home, was overhauled last month - with 35 workers taking voluntary redundancies instead of accepting new cost-cutting working conditions.

 

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