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star this property date less than 2019-06-10more like thismore than 2019-06-10
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Department of Health and Social Care remove filter
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star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Social Services: Sick Leave more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate his Department has made of the number of days taken as sick leave by care workers who were attacked by patients in 2017-18. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South remove filter
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Mr Jim Cunningham more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-06-13more like thismore than 2019-06-13
star this property answer text <p>Skills for Care estimate that care workers took 5.2 days off sick on average in 2017/18. The Department does not hold the reasons for days being taken off sick.</p><p>Adult social care employers have a responsibility to provide a safe environment for service users and employees and to protect people, as far as is reasonable, from violence and aggression at work. No member of staff should be expected to endure abuse or suffer fear from physical attack or threat as part of their job.</p><p>The Departments delivery partner, Skills for Care, has worked with adult social care employers to ensure they are able to minimise the risk to their workforce by effectively training and developing their staff to be able to support people through positive behaviour support. In addition, Skills for Care has published a range of guidance and resources to support social care organisations in managing the risks arising from violence and aggression.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Gosport more like this
star this property answering member printed Caroline Dinenage more like this
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less than 2019-06-13T13:28:20.753Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-13T13:28:20.753Z
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star this property label Biography information for Caroline Dinenage more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this