NICE updates guidelines for adults with complex needs news

May 26, 2022

NICE has today published its final ‘social work with adults experiencing complex needs’ guideline, which contains a total of eight overall recommendations. Complex needs include anyone requiring a high level of support with many aspects of their daily life, as a result of illness, disability, or broader life circumstances, who Read the full article…

Cost of reforms report news

May 25, 2022

A new report from the County Councils Network (CCN) and Newton examines the cost of Government’s flagship adult social care reforms. The report reveals the regional impact on local authorities, concluding that the costs of these proposals could be significantly underestimated. The analysis provides the first independent analysis of the Read the full article…

R&RA calls on CQC to update guidance news

May 23, 2022

The Relatives and Residents Association (R&RA) has written to the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to express profound concern about their guidance on managing infection in care homes. The campaigning organisation said the guidance is ‘unacceptable’ and it encourages care providers to restrict the rights of older people. The letter is Read the full article…

JCVI publishes advice on COVID-19 booster news

May 20, 2022

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has provided interim advice to the Government regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) booster doses this autumn. The boosters would be for more vulnerable adults, alongside frontline social care and health workers, in order to maintain their protection over the winter against severe COVID-19. JCVI Read the full article…

Adult social care engagement whitepaper news

May 19, 2022

An adult social care (ASC) engagement whitepaper from the Good Governance Institute (GGI), Care England and the Homecare Association is live. The whitepaper is designed to explore the extent to which the ASC sector is being appropriately engaged in the ongoing development of Integrated Care Systems (ICSs). The purpose of an Read the full article…

Government must back dementia ambition, says charity news

May 18, 2022

Alzheimer’s Research UK has said the Government must increase funding for dementia research if its bold approach to tackling dementia is to be successful. Sajid Javid, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, said in a speech this week that he has an ambitious plan to tackle the dementia Read the full article…

Report on digital transformation in social care news

May 17, 2022

A new report has been published exploring how social care leaders can prepare for the significant structural shifts taking place within social care and the role of technology. Lilli, the UK SaaS company using machine learning, has worked with ADASS (Association of Directors of Adult Social Services) for the second Read the full article…

New report on sign language and dementia news

May 16, 2022

The British Deaf Association is marking Dementia Action Week 2022 with a campaign to raise awareness of the unique social, cultural and linguistic needs of Deaf British Sign Language signers living with dementia. The campaign will highlight two key pieces of work led by the BDA Scotland, the Deaf Dementia Read the full article…

Northamptonshire Care Conference news

May 13, 2022

CMM is thrilled to be returning to face-to-face CMM Insight events as we look forward to the upcoming Northamptonshire Care Conference. The Northamptonshire Care Conference, in association with the Northamptonshire Association of Registered Care Homes (NorArch), will take place at the Park Inn by Radisson, Northampton, on 25th May 2022. Read the full article…

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