It was government policy to remove funding for Wardens in Sheltered Housing, alongwith submitting to EU’s European Working Time Directive. Like many radical changes implemented by government, the changes were sneaked through with minimum public debate and exposure.
The following report reveals the experience of residents in sheltered housing in Bristol after Wardens were removed.
Bristol Older People’s Forum Wardens’ Survey 2010
An examination of the effects of removing the residential wardens from Bristol City Council’s sheltered housing schemes for older people. Contents 1. … the resident warden from their sheltered housing scheme. 76%
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