OAP ‘visits’ via Skype
A CASH-STRAPPED council are halting face-to-face care visits for the elderly and replacing them with video chats via tablets.
Essex County Council will give up to 40 OAPs 4G Samsung Galaxy tablets to communicate with their carers over Skype as part of a trial scheme.
Dog sick day pay
An Italian woman who took time off work as an academic at Rome’s La Sapienza University to look after her dog has won a legal battle for sick pay.