Tag: Care

Shifting the burden of care

Shifting the burden of care

By Georgia Snyder, 12 August 2014 ‘About three quarters of us will need some care as we get older, but while about half of us can expect to pay out about £20,000, 1 in 10 people will spend over £100,000. There is no way to predict in advance which of us that will be.’ We are an […]

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Book Review: From Generation to Generation (by Julia Burton) edited by Hannah Petra

Book Review: From Generation to Generation (by Julia Burton) edited by Hannah Petra

This is a transcript of the address given at the start of Pramacare’s conference on 17 May, 2012, celebrating their 30th anniversary. Pramacare generously funded the work on the fully revised and updated edition of From Generation 2 Generation. The book was completed thanks to the involvement of Jonathan Martin, who brought together the Jubilee Centre, […]

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Welfare Priorities by John Ashcroft

Welfare Priorities by John Ashcroft

This is a talk by John Ashcroft from the Singapore consultation: Towards Jubilee 2015   Listen to this episode  

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A Burning Issue: Christian care for the environment by Robert White

A Burning Issue: Christian care for the environment by Robert White

Summary God created a world which he pronounced was very good and delegated to humankind the responsibility for its care. But human sinfulness has marred God’s creation and our profligate abuse of the environment is causing global climate change. If left unchecked global warming will cause global economic loss, widespread suffering and death, particularly among […]

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Who cares for the homeless? By Jubilee group policy

Who cares for the homeless? By Jubilee group policy

  The problem of homelessness has become significantly more severe since 1985, not only in the numbers of people now sleeping on our streets but in the doubling of the ‘hidden’ homeless figures, especially the families housed in temporary accommodation. The scale of the housing crisis has huge economic implications not simply because housing is […]

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Family Networks by Michael Schluter

Family Networks by Michael Schluter

  Many people recognise the central importance of the family as the foundation for building a more caring and concerned Britain. However, few have identified the vital role of the ‘family network’ – that wider group of relatives who interact with us and also with one another. The cornflakes packet family, of two parents and […]

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