Care homes pay staff well – but only at the top

Something that is very close to home in this family at the moment……………….

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nurse_inspecting_patient_1600_wht_11745Staff in care homes are notoriously badly paid. Minimum wage usually (£6.50 an hour if you’re over 21).

Mitie, one of Britain’s biggest care providers called Mi-HomeCare, employs 6,000 home care workers looking after 10,000 elderly and infirm people in England and Wales.

It pays its chief executive Ruby McGregor-Smith £550,000 plus benefits and car allowance – a total package of about £1.5 million.

This is the head of the company that didn’t pay staff for the time they spent travelling between clients yet she gets a car allowance.

A third of its income comes rom the public purse. No wonder the union is angry about how firms like these operate.

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